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Sending an Array to a Servlet

Gayathri Neti

Joined: Mar 08, 2002
Posts: 25
I have a standalone client which invokes a Servlet.
I want to send an INTEGER ARRAY as a parameter to the Servlet. Can I do that?
If so, can anybody show me how??
Maulin Vasavada
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Joined: Nov 04, 2001
Posts: 1873
Try using streams. either ByteArrayOutput or ObjectOutput ....
From client I guess you are making URLConnection to the servlet. So, once you have the URLConnection object do connection.writeObject(); and on the servlet side do request.readObject(); look on google for this kind of URLConnection examples..
Gayathri Neti

Joined: Mar 08, 2002
Posts: 25
If I were passing the INTEGER ARRAY alone that might have worked fine.
I am passing 4 parameters. One of them is an INTEGER ARRAY.
Here is the code that I have:
William Brogden
Author and all-around good cowpoke

Joined: Mar 22, 2000
Posts: 13004
Like Maulin said, you could do this with object serialization. Look at the API for java.io.ObjectOutputStream and ObjectInputStream. Arrays of primitives and Strings are automatically Serializable as are Collections.
I’ve looked at a lot of different solutions, and in my humble opinion Aspose is the way to go. Here’s the link: http://aspose.com
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