Re: Getting raw data of an object in memory

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Thu, 24 Jun 2010 19:38:00 -0400
On 23-06-2010 22:20, Boris Punk wrote:

Is there anyway to do this? Serialization looks cumbersome and I want to
dump the data of an object onto disk.


class AClass{

how do you get a representation of this in byte form? It can't be that
difficult to grab from memory, dump to disk, then retrieve back into memory

You can use Java standard serialization, which will store the data
plus some meta data.

Or you can write your own custom serialization.

If you are interested in the last then I have a little
library that allows this syntax:

import dk.vajhoej.record.FieldType;
import dk.vajhoej.record.Struct;
import dk.vajhoej.record.StructField;

public class Data {
     private int iv;
     private double xv;
     private String sv;
    public int getIv() {
         return iv;
     public void setIv(int iv) {
         this.iv = iv;
     public double getXv() {
         return xv;
     public void setXv(double xv) {
         this.xv = xv;
     public String getSv() {
         return sv;
     public void setSv(String sv) { = sv;


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