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1. Java 7 new IO API - Paths.exists

Does anyone know what happened to the path.exists() API method in the latest Java 7 API? I cannot find the change in the change logs, and between b123 and b130, the ...

2. Message lost on a long delivery path using java nio

In my project, a sequence of messages are forwarded from A to B to ... to K. The delivery path is 11 nodes. The socket is java nio. The problem is ...

3. NIO.2 Path.toRealPath problem

I have the following code where ac.lnk point to c:\t.txt

Path p = Paths.get("C:\\Users\\joshua\\Desktop\\ac.lnk");
Path _rp = p.toRealPath();
but _rp doesn't contain the path with he symbolic link expanded to c:\t.txt I read from the ...

4. How to set up the path in newBufferWriter

How can i set up the path right to newBufferWriter. I'm getting the example usage of the newBufferWriter from oracle page:

Charset charset = Charset.forName("US-ASCII");
String s = ...;
try (BufferedWriter writer = Files.newBufferedWriter(file, ...

5. Java 7: Path vs File

For new applications written in Java 7, is there any reason to use a object any more or can we consider it deprecated? I believe a

6. Why can't Java 7's new Path object relativize when only one Path includes a root element?

As per java.nio.file.Path:

A relative path cannot be constructed if only one of the paths have a root component.
Why is this so? Why is it not possible ...

7. How to access a sub-file/folder in Java 7 java.nio.file.Path?

Java 7 introduced java.nio.file.Path as a possible replacement for With File, when I access a file under a specific, I would do:

File parent = new File("c:\\tmp");
File child = new ...