Delete a file in Java

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    Delete a file or a directory in Java. Directory must not be empty.

    import java.io.IOException;
    import java.nio.file.*;
    
    try {
      Files.deleteIfExists(Paths.get("filepath"));
    }
    catch(NoSuchFileException e)
    {
      // file does not exists
    }
    catch(DirectoryNotEmptyException e)
    {
      // attempt to delete a directory that is not empty
    }
    catch(IOException e)
    {
      // other issues (such as permissions)
    }
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