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Deflater getBytesWritten() function in Java with examples

  • Last Updated : 24 Jun, 2019

The getBytesWritten() function of the Deflater class in returns the total number of compressed bytes output provided till now.

Function Signature:

public long getBytesWritten()



Parameter: The function requires no parameter

Return Type: The function returns a Long value which is the total number of compressed bytes output.

Exception: The function does not throw any exception

Example 1:

// Java program to describe the use
// of getBytesWritten() function
class GFG {
    public static void main(String args[])
        throws UnsupportedEncodingException
        // deflater
        Deflater d = new Deflater();
        // get the text
        String pattern = "GeeksforGeeks", text = "";
        // generate the text
        for (int i = 0; i < 4; i++)
            text += pattern;
        // set the Input for deflator
        // finish
        // output bytes
        byte output[] = new byte[1024];
        // compress the data
        int size = d.deflate(output);
        // compressed String
        System.out.println("Compressed String :"
                           + new String(output)
                           + "\n Size " + size);
        // original String
        System.out.println("Original String :" + text
                           + "\n Size " + text.length());
        // get the total number of
        // compressed bytes output so far
        System.out.println("Bytes Written value :"
                           + d.getBytesWritten());
        // end


Compressed String :x?sOM?.N?/r???q??
 Size 21
Original String :GeeksforGeeksGeeksforGeeksGeeksforGeeksGeeksforGeeks
 Size 52
Bytes Written value :21


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