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Java 7 Significant Changes

Raymond Tong
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Joined: Aug 15, 2010
Posts: 230

Hi Richard & Jennifer,

Your book has few chapters about File I/O.
Do you think File I/O (NIO.2) is one of the most significant change in Java 7?

Richard Reese
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Joined: Jul 13, 2011
Posts: 57

I feel that is the area where they added the most classes and methods. They have provided an alternate set of classes to address IO and have done a pretty good job. It is definitely one of the most significant changes. Of course, the significance of a change is dependent on your needs.

Richard Reese
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It is sorta covered in the JavaRanch Style Guide.
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