Java Examples - Display files in a directory

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Problem Description:

How to display all the files in a directory ?

Solution:

Following example shows how to display all the filess contained in a directory using list method of File class.

import java.io.*;

class Main {
   public static void main(String[] args) {
      File dir = new File("C:");
      String[] children = dir.list();
      if (children == null) {
         System.out.println( "Either dir does 
         not exist or is not a directory");
      }
	  else {
         for (int i=0; i< children.length; i++) {
            String filename = children[i];
            System.out.println(filename);
         }
      }
   }
}

Result:

The above code sample will produce the following result.

build
build.xml
destnfile
detnfile
filename
manifest.mf
nbproject
outfilename
src
srcfile
test


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