In this short article, we are going to present how to get a list of files in alphabetical order in Java.
2. Sort file list using the
sorted method from JDK 8
To print files in alphabetical order first we need to list all the files from specified directory. In the following example, we presented a method provided in JDK 8
This approach works, because
Path is a
Comparable class, which by default sorts pathnames lexicographically
In this practical tutorial, we presented how to sort a list of files in Java alphabetically. Always the first step is to get a list of files in any format (Array, List, Stream). Then we sort that collection using known Java mechanism.