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How to get the inmediate child directory of a file path in Java?

I want to navigate the file system and get the path to the child of a directory (if exists) without the root. For example: Input: Users/Documents/SVG Output: Documents/SVG My solution so far is to hardcode a string manipulation of the path: Is there a more elegant way to do this? Answer Path.relativize() can help You can convert this Path back

Delete directories recursively in Java

Is there a way to delete entire directories recursively in Java? In the normal case it is possible to delete an empty directory. However when it comes to deleting entire directories with contents, it is not that simple anymore. How do you delete entire directories with contents in Java? Answer You should check out Apache’s commons-io. It has a FileUtils