5.4 Streams and I/O

The FCL provides good support for accessing the standard input, output, and error streams. Classes are also provided for performing binary and text file I/O, registering for notification of filesystem events, and for accessing a secure user-specific storage area known as Isolated Storage (see Chapter 10).

For more information, see the following namespaces:


An important related type in another namespace is System.Console.

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