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Shivit Agarwal
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Joined: Feb 28, 2008
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Hello all,
It has been less than a month I started studying Java.
But as I catch the language very fast (too good with the programming) I am almost done with Core Java expect 2 chapters behind.

Now in the I/O chapters, there are hell lots of streams. A good programmers should know everything. But its difficult to learn all the methods and also about different stream classes. Do I need to know all the streams classes ??

I have only 2 months to complete a project in Java.

Looking forward for good suggestions.

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fred rosenberger
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A good programmers should know everything.
Personally, I disagree with this statement. In fact, i don't think it's POSSIBLE to know everything about the language.
Do I need to know all the streams classes

That depends on what your project is and what it needs.

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Rob Spoor

Joined: Oct 27, 2005
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You don't need to know every single part of the API. Just make sure you have a link to it, preferably on your local hard drive in case of an Internet connection failure.

I've been programming in Java for about 8 years but use the API regularly. That's what it's there for.

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Shivit Agarwal
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Joined: Feb 28, 2008
Posts: 82
Thank you everybody for the wonderful response....

Thanks a lot....
I agree. Here's the link:
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