The Java.io.BufferedReader class reads text from a character-input stream, buffering characters so as to provide for the efficient reading of characters, arrays, and lines.Following are the important points about BufferedReader:
The buffer size may be specified, or the default size may be used.
Each read request made of a Reader causes a corresponding read request to be made of the underlying character or byte stream.
Following is the declaration for Java.io.BufferedReader class:
public class BufferedReader extends Reader
Following are the fields for Java.io.BufferedReader class:
protected Object lock -- This is the object used to synchronize operations on this stream.
|S.N.||Constructor & Description|
This creates a buffering character-input stream that uses a default-sized input buffer.
BufferedReader(Reader in, int sz)
This creates a buffering character-input stream that uses an input buffer of the specified size.
|S.N.||Method & Description|
This method closes the stream and releases any system resources associated with it.
This method marks the present position in the stream.
This method tells whether this stream supports the mark() operation, which it does.
This method reads a single character.
This method reads characters into a portion of an array.
This method reads a line of text.
This method tells whether this stream is ready to be read.
This method resets the stream.
This method skips characters.
This class inherits methods from the following classes: