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How to create a String from the content in a file using Java 7?

Jeson84Jeson84 USAPosts: 90Member

I need to read a file from my code and convert it to a String using Java7 for my assignment. Can someone please help?

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  • DavidMDavidM USAPosts: 342Member
    edited January 2014

    You can use StringWriter of Apache commons IOUtils

    StringWriter sampleWriter = new StringWriter();
    IOUtils.copy(inputStream, sampleWriter, encoding);
    String theString = writer.toString();
    

    As another option, you can use ByteArrayOutputStream.

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