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Read text files from assets

Read text files from assets: Java Design Patterns and APIs for Android
Read text files from assets: Java Design Patterns and APIs for Android

There are many times when you need to combine Java’s original packages with tools that are unique to Android. For example, when you want to read a file from persistent storage, you can use Java’s io and nio packages to actually read the file, but you’ll also need to use Android’s unique classes and methods to work with the local file system or application package. In this example I’ll show you how to include a text file in an app’s assets folder, and then open and read its contents at runtime.

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Skill Level Beginner
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Developer Mobile Apps Programming Languages Java

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