Java.io.PipedWriter.close() Method

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Description

The java.io.PipedWriter.close() method closes this piped output stream and releases any system resources associated with this stream. This stream may no longer be used for writing characters.

Declaration

Following is the declaration for java.io.PipedWriter.close() method

public void close()

Parameters

  • NA

Return Value

This method does not return a value.

Exception

  • IOException -- if an I/O error occurs.

Example

The following example shows the usage of java.io.PipedWriter.close() method.

package com.tutorialspoint;

import java.io.*;

public class PipedWriterDemo {

   public static void main(String[] args) {

      // create a new Piped writer and reader
      PipedWriter writer = new PipedWriter();
      PipedReader reader = new PipedReader();

      try {
         // connect the reader and the writer
         writer.connect(reader);

         // write something
         writer.write(70);
         writer.write(71);

         // close the writer
         System.out.println("Closing writer...");
         writer.close();
         System.out.println("Writer closed.");

         // print what we wrote
         for (int i = 0; i < 2; i++) {
            System.out.println("" + (char) reader.read());
         }

      } catch (IOException ex) {
         ex.printStackTrace();
      }


   }
}

Let us compile and run the above program, this will produce the following result:

Closing writer...
Writer closed.
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