Program to Delete a file - in java file IO





java.io.File's delete() method can be used for deleting file.
Method returns true  - if file is deleted successfully.
Method returns false - if file deleting failed




Program to Delete a file - in java file IO >


import java.io.File;
/** JavaMadeSoEasy.com */
public class DeleteFile {
   public static void main(String... args) {
          String deleteFileName = "c:/myFile.txt";
          File deleteFile = new File(deleteFileName);
         
          /*
          * delete() method can be used for deleting file.
          *
          * Method returns true  - if file is deleted successfully.
          * Method returns false - if file deleting failed
          */
         
         
          if(deleteFile.isFile()){   //Ensure it is file
                 boolean fileDeleteSuccess = deleteFile.delete();
                
                 if(fileDeleteSuccess){
                       System.out.println(deleteFileName +" deleted successfully");
                 }
                 else{
                       System.out.println(deleteFileName +" deletion failed");
                 }
          }
          else{            
                 System.out.println(deleteFileName +" isn't a File");
          }
                
         
   }
}
/* OUTPUT
c:/myFile.txt deleted successfully
*/


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