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Java Create Directory - Java Tutorial

In the section of Java Tutorial you will learn how to create directory using java program.This video tutorial is giving instruction about the code of Java Create Directory and you can read a text file of big size using this program also.

Java Create Directory - Java Tutorial


In the section of Java Tutorial you will learn how to create directory using java program. This program also explains the process of creating all non-existent ancestor directories automatically. We will use the class File class to crate the directory.

Class File
The File class an abstract representation of file and directory pathnames. File class is used to interact with the files system.

Here is the video tutorial of: "How to create directory in Java?"

Here is the code for creating directory and all non-existing ancestor directories:

class CreateDirectory 
 public static void main(String args[])
  String strDirectoy =
  String strManyDirectories="dir1/dir2/dir3";

  // Create one directory
  boolean success = (
new File(strDirectoy)).mkdir();
  if (success) {
  System.out.println("Directory: " 
   + strDirectoy + 
" created");
  // Create multiple directories
  success = (new File(strManyDirectories)).mkdirs();
  if (success) {
  System.out.println("Directories: " 
   + strManyDirectories + 
" created");

  }catch (Exception e){//Catch exception if any
  System.err.println("Error: " + e.getMessage());

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January 10, 2012

Ya dis is good one....
Deepak Mishra
February 4, 2012
Excellent Matter On Java Program

Excellent progranm and example
Thomas mcNaul
April 11, 2012
creating java directory

I cant figure out how to create A java directory. please reply with details.
June 15, 2012

June 15, 2012

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July 13, 2012

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August 29, 2012

Thank you so much for coding.You are doing great job for the beginners. Thanks a lot !
September 12, 2012

it is cool
Nick Kaarstens
September 14, 2012
Virtual File System

Hi, I'm trying to implement a virtual file system in Java (making directories, files, deleting, listing etc). Not sure how to start with it. Any suggestions? Cheers