i am reading char data from a text file in utf format.....
here is the code
if i don't use readUTF (i used readLine in order to check by the way), then there is no problem , it goes OK, but when i use readUTF, the it throws EOFException.....why is that??
here is output
java.io.EOFException at java.io.DataInputStream.readFully(DataInputStream.java:180)
BUILD SUCCESSFUL (total time: 1 second)
Class DataInputStream is the wrong thing to use when reading from a text file. As the documentation says, class DataInputStream is meant for reading primitive Java data types from an underlying input stream, and readUTF() uses some kind of modified UTF-8 format (not the standard UTF-8 format).
For reading from text files, you should use a Reader. The various Reader classes that exist in java.io (for example BufferedReader, InputStreamReader, FileReader etc.) take care of converting data from an input stream to text, using a character encoding.