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Thread: Get directory for appliation data storage on any platform

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    Default Get directory for appliation data storage on any platform

    I need a directory to store application data.
    of course this will be different on Windows, Mac, or Linux.

    i think these are the best directorys for this

    for windows i need

    [current user directory]/AppData/Local

    on OS X i need

    [current user directory]/Library/Application Support

    detect the platform!!

    System.getProperty("os.name")

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    and you need the username too
    String username = System.getProperty("user.name");

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    Default Re: Get directory for appliation data storage on any platform

    The class files saved is saved to make it easy for anyone to store their files in a proper organized class files directory. We would start at the root level. Windows, http://www.mycompany.com/myfolder/project/file1.htlml, file1.html is at the root level. As an example.

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