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How to create object as Serializable?

 
Kathiresan Chinnasamy
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Hi Friends,

How to make a object as Serializable..
For Example i got an object(Where the class didn't serializable) in main Class ... i have to serializable this object..

Can anyone help me ?
 
Jesper de Jong
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Just make the class implement the interface Serializable:

Note that the interface doesn't have any methods, so you don't need to implement any methods.

Note: If you cannot modify the class, then it's not going to be possible. You can't make any object serializable.
[ June 23, 2008: Message edited by: Jesper Young ]
 
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More a beginner's question.

In theory it is easy; you just add "implements Serializable" after the class name. Serializable is a tagging interface (also called a marker interface) which has no methods.

In practice you need to ensure that all its fields are instances of Serializable classes too.
 
It is sorta covered in the JavaRanch Style Guide.
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