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Best practice for PrintWriter?

James Hodgkiss
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Joined: Jan 22, 2004
Posts: 401

I've currently got this code in my servlet:

I've seen examples that don't use the BufferedWriter, so I'm wondering if the BufferedWriter really necessary / could including it or excluding it hurt performance?

NB - The output file is to record test results - about 100 characters are written to the file every second.

Paul Clapham

Joined: Oct 14, 2005
Posts: 18541

100 characters per second? No, buffering isn't going to make much difference on such a low volume of data.
I agree. Here's the link:
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