java.lang
Class Byte

java.lang.Object
  |
  +--java.lang.Byte

public final class Byte
extends Object

The Byte class is the standard wrapper for byte values.

Since:
JDK1.1

Field Summary
static byte MAX_VALUE
          The maximum value a Byte can have.
static byte MIN_VALUE
          The minimum value a Byte can have.
 
Constructor Summary
Byte(byte value)
          Constructs a Byte object initialized to the specified byte value.
 
Method Summary
 byte byteValue()
          Returns the value of this Byte as a byte.
 boolean equals(Object obj)
          Compares this object to the specified object.
 int hashCode()
          Returns a hashcode for this Byte.
static byte parseByte(String s)
          Assuming the specified String represents a byte, returns that byte's value.
static byte parseByte(String s, int radix)
          Assuming the specified String represents a byte, returns that byte's value.
 String toString()
          Returns a String object representing this Byte's value.
 
Methods inherited from class java.lang.Object
getClass, notify, notifyAll, wait, wait, wait
 

Field Detail

MAX_VALUE

public static final byte MAX_VALUE
The maximum value a Byte can have.

MIN_VALUE

public static final byte MIN_VALUE
The minimum value a Byte can have.
Constructor Detail

Byte

public Byte(byte value)
Constructs a Byte object initialized to the specified byte value.
Parameters:
value - the initial value of the Byte
Method Detail

byteValue

public byte byteValue()
Returns the value of this Byte as a byte.

equals

public boolean equals(Object obj)
Compares this object to the specified object.
Overrides:
equals in class Object
Parameters:
obj - the object to compare with
Returns:
true if the objects are the same; false otherwise.

hashCode

public int hashCode()
Returns a hashcode for this Byte.
Overrides:
hashCode in class Object

Following copied from class: Object
Returns:
a hash code value for this object.
See Also:
Object.equals(java.lang.Object), Hashtable

parseByte

public static byte parseByte(String s)
                      throws NumberFormatException
Assuming the specified String represents a byte, returns that byte's value. Throws an exception if the String cannot be parsed as a byte. The radix is assumed to be 10.
Parameters:
s - the String containing the byte
Returns:
the parsed value of the byte
Throws:
NumberFormatException - If the string does not contain a parsable byte.

parseByte

public static byte parseByte(String s,
                             int radix)
                      throws NumberFormatException
Assuming the specified String represents a byte, returns that byte's value. Throws an exception if the String cannot be parsed as a byte.
Parameters:
s - the String containing the byte
radix - the radix to be used
Returns:
the parsed value of the byte
Throws:
NumberFormatException - If the String does not contain a parsable byte.

toString

public String toString()
Returns a String object representing this Byte's value.
Overrides:
toString in class Object

Following copied from class: Object
Returns:
a string representation of the object.



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