Java News from Monday, March 20, 2006

The Apache Commons Team has released Commons IO 1.2, a class library that provides utility classes and methods for copying streams, endianness conversion, safely closing streams, creating Strings and byte arrays from streams and Readers, filtering files, and querying and manipulating the file system. Version 1.2 adds "LineIterator, which allows you to use an iterator interface over a file, and Age and Size filters for files." Commons IO is published under the Apache license.