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Input, Output, and Java

You are already somewhat familiar with Java I/O through the use of the System.out object, which you have used to display text information on the screen. This module digs deeper into Java's support for I/O and shows you how to read and write information using special I/O objects called streams. You will also learn how to use streams to perform I/O on text files.

Module learning objectives

After completing the module, you will have the skills and knowledge necessary to:
  1. Understand the fundamentals of Java I/O
  2. Understand the importance of streams
  3. Read data from a stream
  4. Write data to a stream
  5. Work with text files