Java and Scala File and Directory Handling

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How to write to file in Java – BufferedWriter

Java File: Reading and Writing Files in Java Example (Api Docs)

4 Ways to Copy File in Java

File and directory Copying

Java File IO – How to test whether a file or directory exists

How to create directories in Java

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How to set File Permissions in Java Easily using Java 7 PosixFilePermission


Instantiating Object from String at Runtime in Scala

import scala.reflect.runtime.{universe => ru}
import scala.reflect.runtime.universe._

case class Person(name: String)

object ReflectionPoc {
	def main(args: Array[String]) { 
		val m = ru.runtimeMirror(getClass.getClassLoader)
		val p_clz = Class.forName("Person")
		val personClassSymbol = m.classSymbol(p_clz)
		val p = m.reflectClass(personClassSymbol)
		val p_Type = personClassSymbol.toType
		val p_ctor = p_Type.declaration(ru.nme.CONSTRUCTOR).asMethod
		val p_ctorm = p.reflectConstructor(p_ctor)
		val p_obj = p_ctorm("Mike")

Reflection Overview (Scala Docs)
Scala 2.10 Runtime Reflection from a Class Name (Veeb’s Brain Dump)
Symbols, Trees, and Types (Scala Docs)
Environment, Universes, and Mirrors (Scala Docs)
How to get constructor argument names using Scala-Macros