Compress A String to be sent over a stream

Does anyone have an example of compressing a String , send it over an OutputStream and read the stream with An InputStream at the other end and decompresss the stream into a String again ? ** *Not FileStream stuff

Thanks,

Spunog
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CEHJCommented:
Send the String in the usual way but chain in DeflaterOutputStream/InflaterInputStream
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spunogAuthor Commented:
This is my question: Does anyone have any examples of compressing a string and sending it over a stream (using a socket or whatever) and then reading it in and decompressing it at the other end ?

thanks
CEHJCommented:
String s = "Hello  World";
PrintWriter out = new PrintWriter(new OutputStreamWriter(new DeflaterOutputStream(sock.getOutputStream())));
out.println(s);
out.close();


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String s = null;
BufferedReader in = new BufferedReader(new InputStreamReader(new InflaterInputStream(sock.getInputStream())));
s = in.readLine();
in.close();

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spunogAuthor Commented:
Thanks CEHJ , So the compression/decompression is done behind the scenes and no other lines are needed ?
CEHJCommented:
>>So the compression/decompression is done behind the scenes and no other lines are needed ?
CEHJCommented:
Oops - yes you're right
CEHJCommented:
:-)
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