Java™ Platform
Standard Ed. 6

Interface ByteChannel

All Superinterfaces:
Channel, Closeable, ReadableByteChannel, WritableByteChannel
All Known Implementing Classes:
DatagramChannel, FileChannel, SocketChannel

public interface ByteChannel
extends ReadableByteChannel, WritableByteChannel

A channel that can read and write bytes. This interface simply unifies ReadableByteChannel and WritableByteChannel; it does not specify any new operations.


Method Summary
Methods inherited from interface java.nio.channels.ReadableByteChannel
Methods inherited from interface java.nio.channels.WritableByteChannel
Methods inherited from interface java.nio.channels.Channel
close, isOpen

Java™ Platform
Standard Ed. 6

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