Java File example to create an empty file using createNewFile

public boolean createNewFile()
Atomically creates a new, empty file named by this abstract pathname if and only if a file with this name does not yet exist. The check for the existence of the file and the creation of the file if it does not exist are a single operation that is atomic with respect to all other filesystem activities that might affect the file.
Note: this method should not be used for file-locking, as the resulting protocol cannot be made to work reliably. The FileLock facility should be used instead.

package com.candidjava;
public class FileCreateNewFile 
	    public static void main(String[] args) 
	        File f = null;
	        boolean bool = false;
	            f = new File("mmn.txt");
	            bool = f.createNewFile();
	            System.out.println("The File Created:" + bool);
	            bool = f.createNewFile();
	            System.out.println("The File Created:" + bool);
		catch (Exception e) 

       The File Created:true
       The File Created:false

An empty file is created and returns a boolean.

true if the named file does not exist and was successfully created; false if the named file already exists

IOException - If an I/O error occurred
SecurityException - If a security manager exists and its SecurityManager.checkWrite(java.lang.String) method denies write access to the file

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