Java Directory - Directory and File Listing Example in Java
This example illustrates how to list files and
folders present in the specified directory. This topic is related to the
In this example we are using File class of java.io package. The File class is an abstract representation of file and directory pathnames. This class is an abstract, system-independent view of hierarchical pathnames. An abstract pathname has two components:
This program list the file of the specified directory. We will be declaring a function called dirlist which lists the contents present in the specified directory.
The function dirlist(String fname) takes directory name as parameter. The function creates a new File instance for the directory name passed as parameter
File dir = new File(fname);
and retrieves the list of all the files and folders present in the directory by calling list() method on it.
String chld = dir.list();
Then it prints the name of files and folders present in the directory.
Code of the Program :