write read string data

bH <bherbst65@hotmail.com>
Tue, 20 Nov 2007 07:02:20 -0800 (PST)
Hi All,

I am attempting to write data into a file and read it
back again.

The error occurs with reading the data file back,
or so it would appear as the current output of that
data is merely a column of null.

Your help is appreciated.

import java.io.*;

public class Example4withIO {
  String[][] tmp_array = new String [5][5] ;

  public static void main(String[] args) {
    new Example4withIO();
  public Example4withIO() {
      // final String[] names = {"First Name",
      // "Last Name", "Favorite Color",
      // "Favorite Number", "Vegetarian"};
      final Object[][] data = {
        {"Mark", "Andrews", "Red", new Integer(2),
        {"Tom", "Ball", "Blue", new Integer(99),
        {"Alan", "Chung", "Green", new Integer(838),
        {"Jeff", "Dinkins", "Turquois", new Integer(8),
        {"Amy", "Fowler", "Yellow", new Integer(3),
      try {
        FileOutputStream f_out = new FileOutputStream
        ObjectOutputStream obj_out =
        new ObjectOutputStream (f_out);
      catch (IOException e)
        System.out.println("error obj_out");
      // end saving data
      // attempting to recover the data
      try {
        BufferedReader obj_in =
        new BufferedReader(new FileReader
        tmp_array.equals (obj_in);
      catch (Exception eerr){
        System.out.println("error getting in");
      for(int ib=0;ib<5;ib++) {
        for(int cb=0;cb<5;cb++) {
      }//end recover of data

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