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InputStreamReader Class

Java InputStreamReader tutorial

The InputStreamReader class reads characters from a byte input stream. It reads bytes and decodes them into characters using a specified charset. The decoding layer transforms bytes to chars according to an encoding standard . There are many available encodings to choose from.

InputStreamReader class performs two tasks:

  1. Read input stream of keyboard.
  2. Convert byte streams to character streams.

The following Java program obtain an InputStreamReader from keyboard

The following Java program obtain an InputStreamReader from a file

How do I convert a String to an InputStream in Java?

ByteArrayInputStream does the trick from Java 1.4

From Java 1.7, StandardCharsets defines constants for Charset including UTF-8 . You should include import java.nio.charset.StandardCharsets; in your Java file. Note that this assumes that you want an InputStream that is a stream of bytes that represent your original string encoded as UTF-8 .

The following Java program read a String as InputStream. (C) 2017    Founded by raps mk
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