Java FTP client libraries reviewed

    April 4, 2003

This article explains how to write FTP client code in Java using available libraries. It compares an exhaustive list of FTP libraries, presents pros and cons of each library, and helps decision makers choose the most appropriate one for their needs.

In addition, the article explains how the Faade pattern helps change management when replacing a library. Finally, author Jean-Pierre Norguet discusses and addresses some problems caused by the lack of an authoritative specification.

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