Java.io.PipedReader Class


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Introduction

The Java.io.PipedReader class is piped character-input streams.

Class declaration

Following is the declaration for Java.io.PipedReader class:

public class PipedReader
  extends Reader

Field

Following are the fields for Java.io.PipedReader class:

  • protected Object lock -- This is the object used to synchronize operations on this stream.

Class constructors

S.N. Constructor & Description
1

PipedReader()

This creates a PipedReader so that it is not yet connected.

2

PipedReader(int pipeSize)

This creates a PipedReader so that it is not yet connected and uses the specified pipe size for the pipe's buffer.

3

PipedReader(PipedWriter src)

This creates a PipedReader so that it is connected to the piped writer src.

4

PipedReader(PipedWriter src, int pipeSize)

This creates a PipedReader so that it is connected to the piped writer src and uses the specified pipe size for the pipe's buffer.

Class methods

S.N. Method & Description
1

void close()

This method closes this piped stream and releases any system resources associated with the stream.

2

void connect(PipedWriter src)

This method causes this piped reader to be connected to the piped writer src.

3

int read()

This method reads the next character of data from this piped stream.

4

int read(char[] cbuf, int off, int len)

This method reads up to len characters of data from this piped stream into an array of characters.

5

boolean ready()

This method tell whether this stream is ready to be read.

Methods inherited

This class inherits methods from the following classes:

  • Java.io.Reader
  • Java.io.Object


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