Read & write file using Gson streaming

You could read & write file using Gson streaming. It is a powerful feature of Gson. Gson Streaming API is based on sequential read & write standard. And JsonWriter & JsonReader are core classes built for Streaming Write and Read in Streaming API.

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I show you how to use JsonWriter and JsonReader via two programs below:

Gson library dependency should be added in pom.xml

Write JSON data using JsonWriter class
Basically in this idea, you should build the JSON string from java object using methods beginObject/endObject & method beginArray/endArray.

Here is output when you run this program

Read the JSON data from a file.
Basically you loop over the input json string and read each token subsequently using hasNext & nextName methods.
It’s is same as writing, the methods beginObject/endObject & beginArray/endArray is used to read opening/closing brackets.

The output file generated from above is input of this program.

Here is output of the above program

After reading json content from file you have the output and want to build json object from it, please refer the article

If you have any question or other opinion about how to read & write file using Gson streaming, please leave a comment.
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