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Thread: Java Variable Conversions

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    Post Java Variable Conversions

    Here is a handy reference guide to variable conversions. Feel free to add your own.

    String to int
    String myString = "420";
    int myInt = Integer.parseInt(myString);
    String to double
    String myString = "42.0";
    double myDouble = Double.parseDouble(myString);
    String to long
    String myString = "1000000000";
    long myLong = Long.parseLong(myString);
    String to boolean
    String myString = "true";
    boolean myBoolean = Boolean.parseBoolean(myString);
    int to String
    int myInt = 420;
    String myString = new Integer(myInt).toString();
    int to double
    int myInt = 420;
    double myDouble = (double)myInt;
    int to boolean
    int myInt = 0;
    boolean myBoolean = (myInt != 0);
    ASCII code to String
    int myInt = 100;
    String myString = new Character((char)myInt).toString();
    double to String
    double myDouble = 0.42;
    String myString = Double.toString(myDouble);
    double to int
    double myDouble = 420.5;
    int myInt = (int)myDouble;
    char to String
    char myChar = 'A';
    String myString = Character.toString(myChar);
    boolean to String
    boolean myBoolean = true;
    String myString = new Boolean(myBoolean).toString();
    byte Array to String
    byte[] byteArray = new byte[] {74, 65, 86, 65};
    String value = new String(byteArray);
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    Lightbulb Re: Java Variable Conversions

    Hi

    String.valueOf(...) is better for primitive types because there is no need to create new instance of wrapper Object.

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    Default Re: Java Variable Conversions

    Very very very very very helpful thank you

    Here's my byteArray to string ^^
    byte[] byteArray = new byte[] { put, your, bytes, here };
    		String value = new String( byteArray );

    here's one to try:
    byte[] byteArray = new byte[] { 75, 111, 97, 107, 32,
    					       79, 119, 110, 115, 32,
    					       65, 108, 108 };
    		String value = new String( byteArray );
    		System.out.println( value );
    Last edited by Kok; June 23rd, 2009 at 05:07 AM.

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