can someone explain in simple terms about streams, readers and writers.
posted 15 years ago
A stream is an ordered sequence of bytes. Java IO package provides classes like java.io.InputStream, java.io.OutputStream for accessing low level byte streams. Whereas, Readers/Writer (java.io.InputStreamReader, java.io.OutputStreamWriter) are used for reading/writing characters.
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