Java™ Platform
Standard Ed. 6

Uses of Package
java.net

Packages that use java.net
java.applet Provides the classes necessary to create an applet and the classes an applet uses to communicate with its applet context. 
java.awt Contains all of the classes for creating user interfaces and for painting graphics and images. 
java.beans.beancontext Provides classes and interfaces relating to bean context. 
java.io Provides for system input and output through data streams, serialization and the file system. 
java.lang Provides classes that are fundamental to the design of the Java programming language. 
java.net Provides the classes for implementing networking applications. 
java.nio.channels Defines channels, which represent connections to entities that are capable of performing I/O operations, such as files and sockets; defines selectors, for multiplexed, non-blocking I/O operations. 
java.rmi Provides the RMI package. 
java.rmi.server Provides classes and interfaces for supporting the server side of RMI. 
java.security Provides the classes and interfaces for the security framework. 
java.sql Provides the API for accessing and processing data stored in a data source (usually a relational database) using the JavaTM programming language. 
javax.activation   
javax.imageio The main package of the Java Image I/O API. 
javax.management.loading Provides the classes which implement advanced dynamic loading. 
javax.management.remote Interfaces for remote access to JMX MBean servers. 
javax.net Provides classes for networking applications. 
javax.net.ssl Provides classes for the secure socket package. 
javax.print Provides the principal classes and interfaces for the JavaTM Print Service API. 
javax.print.attribute Provides classes and interfaces that describe the types of JavaTM Print Service attributes and how they can be collected into attribute sets. 
javax.print.attribute.standard Package javax.print.attribute.standard contains classes for specific printing attributes. 
javax.rmi.ssl Provides implementations of RMIClientSocketFactory and RMIServerSocketFactory over the Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) or Transport Layer Security (TLS) protocols. 
javax.security.auth.kerberos This package contains utility classes related to the Kerberos network authentication protocol. 
javax.sound.midi Provides interfaces and classes for I/O, sequencing, and synthesis of MIDI (Musical Instrument Digital Interface) data. 
javax.sound.midi.spi Supplies interfaces for service providers to implement when offering new MIDI devices, MIDI file readers and writers, or sound bank readers. 
javax.sound.sampled Provides interfaces and classes for capture, processing, and playback of sampled audio data. 
javax.sound.sampled.spi Supplies abstract classes for service providers to subclass when offering new audio devices, sound file readers and writers, or audio format converters. 
javax.sql Provides the API for server side data source access and processing from the JavaTM programming language. 
javax.sql.rowset Standard interfaces and base classes for JDBC RowSet implementations. 
javax.sql.rowset.serial Provides utility classes to allow serializable mappings between SQL types and data types in the Java programming language. 
javax.swing Provides a set of "lightweight" (all-Java language) components that, to the maximum degree possible, work the same on all platforms. 
javax.swing.event Provides for events fired by Swing components. 
javax.swing.plaf.synth Synth is a skinnable look and feel in which all painting is delegated. 
javax.swing.text.html Provides the class HTMLEditorKit and supporting classes for creating HTML text editors. 
javax.tools Provides interfaces for tools which can be invoked from a program, for example, compilers. 
javax.xml.bind Provides a runtime binding framework for client applications including unmarshalling, marshalling, and validation capabilities. 
javax.xml.bind.helpers JAXB Provider Use Only: Provides partial default implementations for some of the javax.xml.bind interfaces. 
javax.xml.validation This package provides an API for validation of XML documents. 
javax.xml.ws This package contains the core JAX-WS APIs. 
javax.xml.ws.spi This package defines SPIs for JAX-WS. 
org.ietf.jgss This package presents a framework that allows application developers to make use of security services like authentication, data integrity and data confidentiality from a variety of underlying security mechanisms like Kerberos, using a unified API. 
 

Classes in java.net used by java.applet
URL
          Class URL represents a Uniform Resource Locator, a pointer to a "resource" on the World Wide Web.
 

Classes in java.net used by java.awt
URI
          Represents a Uniform Resource Identifier (URI) reference.
URL
          Class URL represents a Uniform Resource Locator, a pointer to a "resource" on the World Wide Web.
 

Classes in java.net used by java.beans.beancontext
URL
          Class URL represents a Uniform Resource Locator, a pointer to a "resource" on the World Wide Web.
 

Classes in java.net used by java.io
MalformedURLException
          Thrown to indicate that a malformed URL has occurred.
URI
          Represents a Uniform Resource Identifier (URI) reference.
URL
          Class URL represents a Uniform Resource Locator, a pointer to a "resource" on the World Wide Web.
 

Classes in java.net used by java.lang
InetAddress
          This class represents an Internet Protocol (IP) address.
URL
          Class URL represents a Uniform Resource Locator, a pointer to a "resource" on the World Wide Web.
 

Classes in java.net used by java.net
Authenticator
          The class Authenticator represents an object that knows how to obtain authentication for a network connection.
Authenticator.RequestorType
          The type of the entity requesting authentication.
CacheRequest
          Represents channels for storing resources in the ResponseCache.
CacheResponse
          Represent channels for retrieving resources from the ResponseCache.
ContentHandler
          The abstract class ContentHandler is the superclass of all classes that read an Object from a URLConnection.
ContentHandlerFactory
          This interface defines a factory for content handlers.
CookieHandler
          A CookieHandler object provides a callback mechanism to hook up a HTTP state management policy implementation into the HTTP protocol handler.
CookiePolicy
          CookiePolicy implementations decide which cookies should be accepted and which should be rejected.
CookieStore
          A CookieStore object represents a storage for cookie.
DatagramPacket
          This class represents a datagram packet.
DatagramSocket
          This class represents a socket for sending and receiving datagram packets.
DatagramSocketImpl
          Abstract datagram and multicast socket implementation base class.
DatagramSocketImplFactory
          This interface defines a factory for datagram socket implementations.
FileNameMap
          A simple interface which provides a mechanism to map between a file name and a MIME type string.
HttpCookie
          An HttpCookie object represents an http cookie, which carries state information between server and user agent.
Inet6Address
          This class represents an Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6) address.
InetAddress
          This class represents an Internet Protocol (IP) address.
InetSocketAddress
          This class implements an IP Socket Address (IP address + port number) It can also be a pair (hostname + port number), in which case an attempt will be made to resolve the hostname.
InterfaceAddress
          This class represents a Network Interface address.
MalformedURLException
          Thrown to indicate that a malformed URL has occurred.
NetworkInterface
          This class represents a Network Interface made up of a name, and a list of IP addresses assigned to this interface.
PasswordAuthentication
          The class PasswordAuthentication is a data holder that is used by Authenticator.
ProtocolException
          Thrown to indicate that there is an error in the underlying protocol, such as a TCP error.
Proxy
          This class represents a proxy setting, typically a type (http, socks) and a socket address.
Proxy.Type
          Represents the proxy type.
ProxySelector
          Selects the proxy server to use, if any, when connecting to the network resource referenced by a URL.
ResponseCache
          Represents implementations of URLConnection caches.
Socket
          This class implements client sockets (also called just "sockets").
SocketAddress
          This class represents a Socket Address with no protocol attachment.
SocketException
          Thrown to indicate that there is an error in the underlying protocol, such as a TCP error.
SocketImpl
          The abstract class SocketImpl is a common superclass of all classes that actually implement sockets.
SocketImplFactory
          This interface defines a factory for socket implementations.
SocketOptions
          Interface of methods to get/set socket options.
UnknownHostException
          Thrown to indicate that the IP address of a host could not be determined.
URI
          Represents a Uniform Resource Identifier (URI) reference.
URISyntaxException
          Checked exception thrown to indicate that a string could not be parsed as a URI reference.
URL
          Class URL represents a Uniform Resource Locator, a pointer to a "resource" on the World Wide Web.
URLClassLoader
          This class loader is used to load classes and resources from a search path of URLs referring to both JAR files and directories.
URLConnection
          The abstract class URLConnection is the superclass of all classes that represent a communications link between the application and a URL.
URLStreamHandler
          The abstract class URLStreamHandler is the common superclass for all stream protocol handlers.
URLStreamHandlerFactory
          This interface defines a factory for URL stream protocol handlers.
 

Classes in java.net used by java.nio.channels
DatagramSocket
          This class represents a socket for sending and receiving datagram packets.
ServerSocket
          This class implements server sockets.
Socket
          This class implements client sockets (also called just "sockets").
SocketAddress
          This class represents a Socket Address with no protocol attachment.
 

Classes in java.net used by java.rmi
MalformedURLException
          Thrown to indicate that a malformed URL has occurred.
 

Classes in java.net used by java.rmi.server
MalformedURLException
          Thrown to indicate that a malformed URL has occurred.
ServerSocket
          This class implements server sockets.
Socket
          This class implements client sockets (also called just "sockets").
URL
          Class URL represents a Uniform Resource Locator, a pointer to a "resource" on the World Wide Web.
 

Classes in java.net used by java.security
URI
          Represents a Uniform Resource Identifier (URI) reference.
URL
          Class URL represents a Uniform Resource Locator, a pointer to a "resource" on the World Wide Web.
 

Classes in java.net used by java.sql
URL
          Class URL represents a Uniform Resource Locator, a pointer to a "resource" on the World Wide Web.
 

Classes in java.net used by javax.activation
URL
          Class URL represents a Uniform Resource Locator, a pointer to a "resource" on the World Wide Web.
 

Classes in java.net used by javax.imageio
URL
          Class URL represents a Uniform Resource Locator, a pointer to a "resource" on the World Wide Web.
 

Classes in java.net used by javax.management.loading
URL
          Class URL represents a Uniform Resource Locator, a pointer to a "resource" on the World Wide Web.
URLClassLoader
          This class loader is used to load classes and resources from a search path of URLs referring to both JAR files and directories.
URLStreamHandlerFactory
          This interface defines a factory for URL stream protocol handlers.
 

Classes in java.net used by javax.management.remote
MalformedURLException
          Thrown to indicate that a malformed URL has occurred.
 

Classes in java.net used by javax.net
InetAddress
          This class represents an Internet Protocol (IP) address.
ServerSocket
          This class implements server sockets.
Socket
          This class implements client sockets (also called just "sockets").
UnknownHostException
          Thrown to indicate that the IP address of a host could not be determined.
 

Classes in java.net used by javax.net.ssl
HttpURLConnection
          A URLConnection with support for HTTP-specific features.
InetAddress
          This class represents an Internet Protocol (IP) address.
ServerSocket
          This class implements server sockets.
Socket
          This class implements client sockets (also called just "sockets").
UnknownHostException
          Thrown to indicate that the IP address of a host could not be determined.
URL
          Class URL represents a Uniform Resource Locator, a pointer to a "resource" on the World Wide Web.
URLConnection
          The abstract class URLConnection is the superclass of all classes that represent a communications link between the application and a URL.
 

Classes in java.net used by javax.print
URI
          Represents a Uniform Resource Identifier (URI) reference.
 

Classes in java.net used by javax.print.attribute
URI
          Represents a Uniform Resource Identifier (URI) reference.
 

Classes in java.net used by javax.print.attribute.standard
URI
          Represents a Uniform Resource Identifier (URI) reference.
 

Classes in java.net used by javax.rmi.ssl
ServerSocket
          This class implements server sockets.
Socket
          This class implements client sockets (also called just "sockets").
 

Classes in java.net used by javax.security.auth.kerberos
InetAddress
          This class represents an Internet Protocol (IP) address.
 

Classes in java.net used by javax.sound.midi
URL
          Class URL represents a Uniform Resource Locator, a pointer to a "resource" on the World Wide Web.
 

Classes in java.net used by javax.sound.midi.spi
URL
          Class URL represents a Uniform Resource Locator, a pointer to a "resource" on the World Wide Web.
 

Classes in java.net used by javax.sound.sampled
URL
          Class URL represents a Uniform Resource Locator, a pointer to a "resource" on the World Wide Web.
 

Classes in java.net used by javax.sound.sampled.spi
URL
          Class URL represents a Uniform Resource Locator, a pointer to a "resource" on the World Wide Web.
 

Classes in java.net used by javax.sql
URL
          Class URL represents a Uniform Resource Locator, a pointer to a "resource" on the World Wide Web.
 

Classes in java.net used by javax.sql.rowset
URL
          Class URL represents a Uniform Resource Locator, a pointer to a "resource" on the World Wide Web.
 

Classes in java.net used by javax.sql.rowset.serial
URL
          Class URL represents a Uniform Resource Locator, a pointer to a "resource" on the World Wide Web.
 

Classes in java.net used by javax.swing
URL
          Class URL represents a Uniform Resource Locator, a pointer to a "resource" on the World Wide Web.
 

Classes in java.net used by javax.swing.event
URL
          Class URL represents a Uniform Resource Locator, a pointer to a "resource" on the World Wide Web.
 

Classes in java.net used by javax.swing.plaf.synth
URL
          Class URL represents a Uniform Resource Locator, a pointer to a "resource" on the World Wide Web.
 

Classes in java.net used by javax.swing.text.html
URL
          Class URL represents a Uniform Resource Locator, a pointer to a "resource" on the World Wide Web.
 

Classes in java.net used by javax.tools
URI
          Represents a Uniform Resource Identifier (URI) reference.
 

Classes in java.net used by javax.xml.bind
URI
          Represents a Uniform Resource Identifier (URI) reference.
URL
          Class URL represents a Uniform Resource Locator, a pointer to a "resource" on the World Wide Web.
 

Classes in java.net used by javax.xml.bind.helpers
URL
          Class URL represents a Uniform Resource Locator, a pointer to a "resource" on the World Wide Web.
 

Classes in java.net used by javax.xml.validation
URL
          Class URL represents a Uniform Resource Locator, a pointer to a "resource" on the World Wide Web.
 

Classes in java.net used by javax.xml.ws
URL
          Class URL represents a Uniform Resource Locator, a pointer to a "resource" on the World Wide Web.
 

Classes in java.net used by javax.xml.ws.spi
URL
          Class URL represents a Uniform Resource Locator, a pointer to a "resource" on the World Wide Web.
 

Classes in java.net used by org.ietf.jgss
InetAddress
          This class represents an Internet Protocol (IP) address.
 


Java™ Platform
Standard Ed. 6

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