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Java ZIP API Tutorial

Jakob Jenkov
Last update: 2016-12-23

The Java ZIP API enables you to work with ZIP compression in your Java applications. This Java ZIP tutorial explains how the core classes of the Java ZIP API works. The Java ZIP compression API consists of several classes. Some of these classes are:

  • ZipFile

These classes will be covered in detail their own tutorials (see the side menu for links).

By the way, I have used the Java GZIPOutputStream to create a Servlet filter that zip compresses all outgoing content. You can see all the code here:

Java ZIP Compression Servlet Filter

Jakob Jenkov

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