Read text file in Java

There are many ways to read a text file in Java. The sample I created here is one of the easy and quick way. I used BufferedReader with a FileReader object. The BufferedReader implements Closable interface, and hope we all are using Java 7 or above, so we can leverage the try-with-resource to automatically close it once our job done. import java.io.BufferedReader; import java.io.FileReader; import java.io.IOException; public class FileReadSample { public static void main(String [] argv) throws IOException { try (BufferedReader bufferedReader = new BufferedReader(new FileReader("test.