Java IO Tutorial - Java File.createNewFile()


File.createNewFile() has the following syntax.

public boolean createNewFile()   throws IOException


In the following code shows how to use File.createNewFile() method.

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public class Main {
  public static void main(String[] args) throws Exception{
    File f = new File("test.txt");

    // tries to create new file in the system
    boolean bool = f.createNewFile();

    System.out.println("File created: " + bool);


The code above generates the following result.