wood burning stoves 2.0*
The moose likes Java in General and the fly likes difference between serializationa and externalization Big Moose Saloon
  Search | Java FAQ | Recent Topics | Flagged Topics | Hot Topics | Zero Replies
Register / Login


Win a copy of Murach's Java Servlets and JSP this week in the Servlets forum!
JavaRanch » Java Forums » Java » Java in General
Bookmark "difference between serializationa and externalization" Watch "difference between serializationa and externalization" New topic
Author

difference between serializationa and externalization

Anand Jain
Greenhorn

Joined: Jul 27, 2009
Posts: 18
I have searched this question and found the reply as:

Serialization provides default mechanism for saving an object whereas in Externalization there is no default mechanism and we can control the process and have to override readExternal and writeExternal methods to save an object.

In serialization also we can override readObject and writeObject method to control the process of saving an object so where is the difference between serialization and externalization? Can somebody please throw some light on this?
Campbell Ritchie
Sheriff

Joined: Oct 13, 2005
Posts: 37953
    
  22
Start with a copy of Thinking in Java™ by Bruce Eckel, which has a good explanation in.
 
I agree. Here's the link: http://aspose.com/file-tools
 
subject: difference between serializationa and externalization
 
Similar Threads
Serialization Vs Externalization
difference between Serializaton and Externalization
Serialization and Externalization
externalization in java
serialization/externalization