public class ImageIoWrapper {
    public BufferedImage read(URL url) throws IOException {

When you write a facade… you may just want to see if that facade is anything more than minimal layer of Saranwrap.

If you ever think of writing anything that looks like this, you may just want to take a few deep breaths and maybe get some fresh air before sitting down to your computer again.

Yes. This is real code I found. Really.

I’m pretty sure this isn’t anything at all trade secret. Hell, if everyone else did this all the time AMZN would go up, Up, UP!!