Uses of Interface
java.io.Serializable

Packages that use Serializable
Package Description
com.sun.jdi
This is the core package of the Java Debug Interface (JDI), it defines mirrors for values, types, and the target VirtualMachine itself - as well bootstrapping facilities.
com.sun.jdi.connect
This package defines connections between the virtual machine using the JDI and the target virtual machine.
com.sun.jdi.connect.spi
This package comprises the interfaces and classes used to develop new TransportService implementations.
com.sun.jdi.request
This package is used to request that a JDI event be sent under specified conditions.
com.sun.management
This package contains the JDK's extension to the standard implementation of the java.lang.management API and also defines the management interface for some other components of the platform.
com.sun.nio.sctp
A Java API for Stream Control Transport Protocol.
com.sun.security.auth
Provides implementations of Principal.
com.sun.security.jgss
This package defines classes and interfaces for the JDK extensions to the GSS-API.
com.sun.source.doctree
Provides interfaces to represent documentation comments as abstract syntax trees (AST).
com.sun.source.tree
Provides interfaces to represent source code as abstract syntax trees (AST).
com.sun.source.util
Provides utilities for operations on abstract syntax trees (AST).
com.sun.tools.attach
Provides the API to attach to a Java virtual machine.
com.sun.tools.jconsole
This package contains the JConsole API.
java.applet
Provides the classes necessary to create an applet and the classes an applet uses to communicate with its applet context.
java.awt
Contains all of the classes for creating user interfaces and for painting graphics and images.
java.awt.color
Provides classes for color spaces.
java.awt.datatransfer
Provides interfaces and classes for transferring data between and within applications.
java.awt.desktop
Provides interfaces and classes for interaction with various desktop capabilities.
java.awt.dnd
Drag and Drop is a direct manipulation gesture found in many Graphical User Interface systems that provides a mechanism to transfer information between two entities logically associated with presentation elements in the GUI.
java.awt.event
Provides interfaces and classes for dealing with different types of events fired by AWT components.
java.awt.font
Provides classes and interface relating to fonts.
java.awt.geom
Provides the Java 2D classes for defining and performing operations on objects related to two-dimensional geometry.
java.awt.image
Provides classes for creating and modifying images.
java.awt.image.renderable
Provides classes and interfaces for producing rendering-independent images.
java.awt.print
Provides classes and interfaces for a general printing API.
java.beans
Contains classes related to developing beans -- components based on the JavaBeans architecture.
java.beans.beancontext
Provides classes and interfaces relating to bean context.
java.io
Provides for system input and output through data streams, serialization and the file system.
java.lang
Provides classes that are fundamental to the design of the Java programming language.
java.lang.annotation
Provides library support for the Java programming language annotation facility.
java.lang.constant
Classes and interfaces to represent nominal descriptors for run-time entities such as classes or method handles, and classfile entities such as constant pool entries or invokedynamic call sites.
java.lang.instrument
Provides services that allow Java programming language agents to instrument programs running on the JVM.
java.lang.invoke
The java.lang.invoke package provides low-level primitives for interacting with the Java Virtual Machine.
java.lang.management
Provides the management interfaces for monitoring and management of the Java virtual machine and other components in the Java runtime.
java.lang.module
Classes to support module descriptors and creating configurations of modules by means of resolution and service binding.
java.lang.reflect
Provides classes and interfaces for obtaining reflective information about classes and objects.
java.math
Provides classes for performing arbitrary-precision integer arithmetic (BigInteger) and arbitrary-precision decimal arithmetic (BigDecimal).
java.net
Provides the classes for implementing networking applications.
java.net.http
HTTP Client and WebSocket APIs
java.nio
Defines buffers, which are containers for data, and provides an overview of the other NIO packages.
java.nio.channels
Defines channels, which represent connections to entities that are capable of performing I/O operations, such as files and sockets; defines selectors, for multiplexed, non-blocking I/O operations.
java.nio.charset
Defines charsets, decoders, and encoders, for translating between bytes and Unicode characters.
java.nio.file
Defines interfaces and classes for the Java virtual machine to access files, file attributes, and file systems.
java.nio.file.attribute
Interfaces and classes providing access to file and file system attributes.
java.rmi
Provides the RMI package.
java.rmi.activation
Provides support for RMI Object Activation.
java.rmi.dgc
Provides classes and interface for RMI distributed garbage-collection (DGC).
java.rmi.server
Provides classes and interfaces for supporting the server side of RMI.
java.security
Provides the classes and interfaces for the security framework.
java.security.cert
Provides classes and interfaces for parsing and managing certificates, certificate revocation lists (CRLs), and certification paths.
java.security.interfaces
Provides interfaces for generating RSA (Rivest, Shamir and Adleman AsymmetricCipher algorithm) keys as defined in the RSA Laboratory Technical Note PKCS#1, and DSA (Digital Signature Algorithm) keys as defined in NIST's FIPS-186.
java.security.spec
Provides classes and interfaces for key specifications and algorithm parameter specifications.
java.sql
Provides the API for accessing and processing data stored in a data source (usually a relational database) using the Java programming language.
java.text
Provides classes and interfaces for handling text, dates, numbers, and messages in a manner independent of natural languages.
java.time
The main API for dates, times, instants, and durations.
java.time.chrono
Generic API for calendar systems other than the default ISO.
java.time.format
Provides classes to print and parse dates and times.
java.time.temporal
Access to date and time using fields and units, and date time adjusters.
java.time.zone
Support for time-zones and their rules.
java.util
Contains the collections framework, some internationalization support classes, a service loader, properties, random number generation, string parsing and scanning classes, base64 encoding and decoding, a bit array, and several miscellaneous utility classes.
java.util.concurrent
Utility classes commonly useful in concurrent programming.
java.util.concurrent.atomic
A small toolkit of classes that support lock-free thread-safe programming on single variables.
java.util.concurrent.locks
Interfaces and classes providing a framework for locking and waiting for conditions that is distinct from built-in synchronization and monitors.
java.util.jar
Provides classes for reading and writing the JAR (Java ARchive) file format, which is based on the standard ZIP file format with an optional manifest file.
java.util.logging
Provides the classes and interfaces of the Java 2 platform's core logging facilities.
java.util.prefs
This package allows applications to store and retrieve user and system preference and configuration data.
java.util.regex
Classes for matching character sequences against patterns specified by regular expressions.
java.util.stream
Classes to support functional-style operations on streams of elements, such as map-reduce transformations on collections.
java.util.zip
Provides classes for reading and writing the standard ZIP and GZIP file formats.
javax.annotation.processing
Facilities for declaring annotation processors and for allowing annotation processors to communicate with an annotation processing tool environment.
javax.crypto
Provides the classes and interfaces for cryptographic operations.
javax.crypto.interfaces
Provides interfaces for Diffie-Hellman keys as defined in RSA Laboratories' PKCS #3.
javax.crypto.spec
Provides classes and interfaces for key specifications and algorithm parameter specifications.
javax.imageio
The main package of the Java Image I/O API.
javax.imageio.metadata
A package of the Java Image I/O API dealing with reading and writing metadata.
javax.lang.model
Types and hierarchies of packages comprising a Java language model, a model of the declarations and types of the Java programming language.
javax.lang.model.element
Interfaces used to model elements of the Java programming language.
javax.lang.model.type
Interfaces used to model Java programming language types.
javax.lang.model.util
Utilities to assist in the processing of program elements and types.
javax.management
Provides the core classes for the Java Management Extensions.
javax.management.loading
Provides the classes which implement advanced dynamic loading.
javax.management.modelmbean
Provides the definition of the ModelMBean classes.
javax.management.monitor
Provides the definition of the monitor classes.
javax.management.openmbean
Provides the open data types and Open MBean descriptor classes.
javax.management.relation
Provides the definition of the Relation Service.
javax.management.remote
Interfaces for remote access to JMX MBean servers.
javax.management.remote.rmi
The RMI connector is a connector for the JMX Remote API that uses RMI to transmit client requests to a remote MBean server.
javax.management.timer
Provides the definition of the Timer MBean.
javax.naming
Provides the classes and interfaces for accessing naming services.
javax.naming.directory
Extends the javax.naming package to provide functionality for accessing directory services.
javax.naming.event
Provides support for event notification when accessing naming and directory services.
javax.naming.ldap
Provides support for LDAPv3 extended operations and controls.
javax.naming.spi
Provides the means for dynamically plugging in support for accessing naming and directory services through the javax.naming and related packages.
javax.net.ssl
Provides classes for the secure socket package.
javax.print
Provides the principal classes and interfaces for the Java Print Service API.
javax.print.attribute
Provides classes and interfaces that describe the types of Java Print Service attributes and how they can be collected into attribute sets.
javax.print.attribute.standard
Package javax.print.attribute.standard contains classes for specific printing attributes.
javax.print.event
Package javax.print.event contains event classes and listener interfaces.
javax.rmi.ssl
Provides implementations of RMIClientSocketFactory and RMIServerSocketFactory over the Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) or Transport Layer Security (TLS) protocols.
javax.script
The scripting API consists of interfaces and classes that define Java Scripting Engines and provides a framework for their use in Java applications.
javax.security.auth
This package provides a framework for authentication and authorization.
javax.security.auth.callback
This package provides the classes necessary for services to interact with applications in order to retrieve information (authentication data including usernames or passwords, for example) or to display information (error and warning messages, for example).
javax.security.auth.kerberos
This package contains utility classes related to the Kerberos network authentication protocol.
javax.security.auth.login
This package provides a pluggable authentication framework.
javax.security.auth.x500
This package contains the classes that should be used to store X500 Principal and X500 Private Credentials in a Subject.
javax.security.cert
Provides classes for public key certificates.
javax.security.sasl
Contains class and interfaces for supporting SASL.
javax.smartcardio
Java™ Smart Card I/O API.
javax.sound.midi
Provides interfaces and classes for I/O, sequencing, and synthesis of MIDI (Musical Instrument Digital Interface) data.
javax.sound.sampled
Provides interfaces and classes for capture, processing, and playback of sampled audio data.
javax.sql
Provides the API for server side data source access and processing from the Java programming language.
javax.sql.rowset
Standard interfaces and base classes for JDBC RowSet implementations.
javax.sql.rowset.serial
Provides utility classes to allow serializable mappings between SQL types and data types in the Java programming language.
javax.sql.rowset.spi
The standard classes and interfaces that a third party vendor has to use in its implementation of a synchronization provider.
javax.swing
Provides a set of "lightweight" (all-Java language) components that, to the maximum degree possible, work the same on all platforms.
javax.swing.border
Provides classes and interface for drawing specialized borders around a Swing component.
javax.swing.colorchooser
Contains classes and interfaces used by the JColorChooser component.
javax.swing.event
Provides for events fired by Swing components.
javax.swing.plaf
Provides one interface and many abstract classes that Swing uses to provide its pluggable look-and-feel capabilities.
javax.swing.plaf.basic
Provides user interface objects built according to the Basic look and feel.
javax.swing.plaf.metal
Provides user interface objects built according to the Java look and feel (once codenamed Metal), which is the default look and feel.
javax.swing.plaf.nimbus
Provides user interface objects built according to the cross-platform Nimbus look and feel.
javax.swing.plaf.synth
Synth is a skinnable look and feel in which all painting is delegated.
javax.swing.table
Provides classes and interfaces for dealing with javax.swing.JTable.
javax.swing.text
Provides classes and interfaces that deal with editable and noneditable text components.
javax.swing.text.html
Provides the class HTMLEditorKit and supporting classes for creating HTML text editors.
javax.swing.text.html.parser
Provides the default HTML parser, along with support classes.
javax.swing.text.rtf
Provides a class (RTFEditorKit) for creating Rich-Text-Format text editors.
javax.swing.tree
Provides classes and interfaces for dealing with javax.swing.JTree.
javax.swing.undo
Allows developers to provide support for undo/redo in applications such as text editors.
javax.tools
Provides interfaces for tools which can be invoked from a program, for example, compilers.
javax.transaction.xa
Provides the API that defines the contract between the transaction manager and the resource manager, which allows the transaction manager to enlist and delist resource objects (supplied by the resource manager driver) in JTA transactions.
javax.xml.catalog
Provides the classes for implementing XML Catalogs OASIS Standard V1.1, 7 October 2005.
javax.xml.crypto
Common classes for XML cryptography.
javax.xml.crypto.dsig
Classes for generating and validating XML digital signatures.
javax.xml.datatype
Defines XML/Java Type Mappings.
javax.xml.namespace
Defines XML Namespace processing.
javax.xml.parsers
Provides the classes for processing XML documents with a SAX (Simple API for XML) parser or a DOM (Document Object Model) Document builder.
javax.xml.stream
Defines interfaces and classes for the Streaming API for XML (StAX).
javax.xml.transform
Defines the generic APIs for processing transformation instructions, and performing a transformation from source to result.
javax.xml.validation
Provides an API for validation of XML documents.
javax.xml.xpath
Provides an object-model neutral API for the evaluation of XPath expressions and access to the evaluation environment.
jdk.dynalink
Contains interfaces and classes that are used to link an invokedynamic call site.
jdk.dynalink.beans
Contains the linker for ordinary Java objects.
jdk.dynalink.linker
Contains interfaces and classes needed by language runtimes to implement their own language-specific object models and type conversions.
jdk.javadoc.doclet
The Doclet API provides an environment which, in conjunction with the Language Model API and Compiler Tree API, allows clients to inspect the source-level structures of programs and libraries, including API comments embedded in the source.
jdk.jfr
This package provides classes to create events and control Flight Recorder.
jdk.jshell
Provides interfaces for creating tools, such as a Read-Eval-Print Loop (REPL), which interactively evaluate "snippets" of Java programming language code.
jdk.jshell.spi
Defines the Service Provider Interface for pluggable JShell execution engines.
jdk.net
Platform specific socket options for the java.net and java.nio.channels socket classes.
jdk.security.jarsigner
This package defines APIs for signing jar files.
netscape.javascript
Provides Java code the ability to access the JavaScript engine and the HTML DOM in the web browser.
org.ietf.jgss
This package presents a framework that allows application developers to make use of security services like authentication, data integrity and data confidentiality from a variety of underlying security mechanisms like Kerberos, using a unified API.
org.w3c.dom
Provides the interfaces for the Document Object Model (DOM).
org.w3c.dom.events
Provides interfaces for DOM Level 2 Events.
org.w3c.dom.ls
Provides interfaces for DOM Level 3 Load and Save.
org.w3c.dom.ranges
Provides interfaces for DOM Level 2 Range.
org.w3c.dom.xpath
Provides interfaces for DOM Level 3 XPath Specification.
org.xml.sax
Provides the interfaces for the Simple API for XML (SAX).