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The letters "IO" in "IOException" in java

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What does that IO in IOException stand for? Thank you!
asked Oct 12, 2016 in CSC 285 (F16) by Troy Barger (100 points)

1 Answer

+7 votes

IO stands for Input/Output and gets thrown whenever java fails to perform a method that takes in input or produces output such as reading or writing to memory

If you want to learn more you can check this link.

https://www.quora.com/What-does-throws-IOexception-mean

answered Oct 12, 2016 by Jared Haeme (285 points)
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