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Accessing the File System

Reading to and writing from custom files is a lot less common than it used to be, but if you need to read and write text files, My makes it easy to do. Listing 7 writes to and reads from a text file named test.txt.

Listing 7 Write to and read from a text file.

Sub ReadWriteFile()
 My.Computer.FileSystem.WriteAllText("c:\temp\test.txt", "This is some text", False)
 Dim s As String = My.Computer.FileSystem.ReadAllText("c:\temp\test.txt")
 Console.WriteLine("Wrote and read: " & s)
End Sub
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