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Created by alfa on July 15, 2011 13:25:45    Last update: July 15, 2011 13:25:45
Read the whole contents of a file into a String. It's better to read the whole file as bytes and convert to String than to read the file line by line and concatenate the lines. String getFileContents(String fileName) throws... Using java.nio : import java.io.FileInputStream; import java...
Created by Dr. Xi on October 16, 2008 20:45:40    Last update: March 28, 2011 20:23:22
Java's built-in classes are way too complex/flexible for a simple protocol like HTTP. This is a wrapper to simplify HTTP GET and POST. import java.io.*; import java.net.*; imp... A simple test: import java.io.*; import java.util.*; ...
Created by Dr. Xi on January 08, 2010 03:53:37    Last update: January 08, 2010 03:54:56
This is an Ant custom task to merge Properties files I lifted from http://marc.info/?l=ant-user&m=106442688632164&w=2 , with some minor bug fixes. Example usage: <taskdef name="mergeProperty" classname="ant.task.... Implementation: package ant.task.addon; import java.io.Buff...
Created by Dr. Xi on November 19, 2008 00:22:27    Last update: January 07, 2010 23:00:36
There is a open source project named [ini4j] for processing Windows .ini configuration files. However, I found it an overkill for my purposes. So here is my simple implementation of a .ini parser. It mimics the standard java.util.Properties class with enhancements to get and set properties by section name. There are only a few simple rules: Leading and trailing spaces are trimmed from section names, property names and property values. Section names are enclosed between [ and ] . Properties following a section header belong to that section Properties defined before the appearance of any section headers are considered global properties and should be set and get with no section names. You can use either equal sign ( = ) or colon ( : )...
Created by Dr. Xi on September 04, 2008 18:18:07    Last update: September 04, 2008 18:18:07
If the argument to getResourceAsStream is a directory, the stream content returns a list of files under that directory. The following code returns the list of files under the first directory on CLASSPATH (not the current directory): import java.io.*; public class TestGetResou...