Re: Writing Binaries to and Reading Binaries from Disk

Knute Johnson <>
Sat, 26 Sep 2009 12:45:11 -0700
KevinSimonson wrote:

I'm planning on writing a program that stores a lot of binary informa-
tion, and I'd like to be able to write it to disk when I'm done with
it, so that later I can read it in from disk again. How do you do
that in Java, write binary <short>s to disk and then later read in
those <short>s from disk again?

Kevin Simonson

"You'll never get to heaven, or even to LA,
if you don't believe there's a way."
from _Why Not_

I'm not sure what a binary <short> is but to write a Java short to a
stream you can use the DataOutputStream class. Also you can convert it
to bytes and use a regular OutputStream. Also see BufferedOutputStream.


public class test4 {
     public static void main(String[] args) throws IOException {
         FileOutputStream fos = new FileOutputStream("data.dat");
         DataOutputStream dos = new DataOutputStream(fos);
         short s1 = -32768;

         FileInputStream fis = new FileInputStream("data.dat");
         DataInputStream dis = new DataInputStream(fis);
         short s2 = dis.readShort();



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