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writing .zip file into DataOutputStream

Seetharaman Venkatasamy
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Hi Folks,

my zip file is in my hard disk ("E:\\out_zip\\Out.zip") . i need to send this .zip file to the ServerSocket . so how can i write it into the DataOutputStream ? please can you tell me the way?
Joe Ess
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DataOutputStream is a bad choice for writing a binary file:
A data output stream lets an application write primitive Java data types to an output stream in a portable way. An application can then use a data input stream to read the data back in.

DataOutputStream

The cool thing about Java IO is that copying to a socket is the same as copying to a file or a pipe and so on. Have a look at this example.


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