6.3.5 Utility Classes

Several classes have been developed to allow handling of IBM i data types.

DataType

All DataType classes implement the DataType interface.

 

public int getType ()

public int getByteLength ()

public byte[] toByteArray ( Object data )

public String toString ( byte[] byteArray )

 

 

6.3.5.1 DataTypeText

This class allows a Java data type to be converted to an alphanumeric byte array.

6.3.5.2 DataTypePacked

This class allows a Java data type to be converted to a packed decimal byte array.

6.3.5.3 DataTypeZoned

This class allows a Java data type to be converted to a zoned decimal byte array.