Java InputStreamReader read() method example

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Java InputStreamReader read() method example 2018-02-16T07:26:38+00:00


On this document we will be showing a java example on how to use the read() method of InputStreamReader Class. This method reads a single character.


  • read in class Reader


  • IOException – If an I/O error occurs

Method Syntax

public int read()
throws IOException

Method Argument

Data Type Parameter Description

Method Returns

This method returns boolean, true if and only if the operation succeeded; false otherwise.


Requires Java 1.2 and up

Java InputStreamReader read() Example

Below is a java code demonstrates the use of read() method of InputStreamReader class. The example presented might be simple however it shows the behaviour of the read() method of InputStreamReader class.

Sample Output

Below is the sample output when you run the above example.

java lang InputStreamReader read() example output

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