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Zip File to Byte Array

 
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Hi guys, how can i convert a Zip file into a Byte Array and vice versa..........i'm trying to send the zip file using web services to a mobile device, thanks
 
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This belongs in our I/O forum; I'll move it there for you.
 
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If you have a zip file on disk, get the size using java.io.File.length(), allocate a byte array "buffer" of that size, open the file with FileInputStream, call read(buffer), close the FileInputStream.

If you have a byte array, open the file with a FileOutputStream, call write(byteArray), close the FileOutputStream.

Here is a fine tutorial on Java I/O.
 
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