This week's book giveaway is in the OCMJEA forum. We're giving away four copies of OCM Java EE 6 Enterprise Architect Exam Guide and have Paul Allen & Joseph Bambara on-line! See this thread for details.
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On many systems, it's possible to get the default encoding thus: System.getProperty("file.encoding") However this is not guaranteed to work on all systems. The simplest way I know that is guaranteed is new OutputStreamWriter(System.out).getEncoding()