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Convert a byte array to a human-readable String for debugging purposes.

import java.util.Enumeration;
import java.util.Locale;
import java.util.Properties;


   Derby - Class org.apache.derby.iapi.util.PropertyUtil

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public class Main {

  private static char[] hex_table = {
    '0', '1', '2', '3', '4', '5', '6', '7', '8', '9', 
    'a', 'b', 'c', 'd', 'e', 'f'
    Convert a byte array to a human-readable String for debugging purposes.
  public static String hexDump(byte[] data)
            byte byte_value;

            StringBuffer str = new StringBuffer(data.length * 3);

            str.append("Hex dump:\n");

            for (int i = 0; i < data.length; i += 16)
                // dump the header: 00000000: 
                String offset = Integer.toHexString(i);

                // "0" left pad offset field so it is always 8 char's long.
                for (int offlen = offset.length(); offlen < 8; offlen++) 

                // dump hex version of 16 bytes per line.
                for (int j = 0; (j < 16) && ((i + j) < data.length); j++)
                    byte_value = data[i + j];

                    // add spaces between every 2 bytes.
                    if ((j % 2) == 0)
                        str.append(" ");

                    // dump a single byte.
                    byte high_nibble = (byte) ((byte_value & 0xf0) >>> 4); 
                    byte low_nibble  = (byte) (byte_value & 0x0f); 


                // dump ascii version of 16 bytes
                str.append("  ");

                for (int j = 0; (j < 16) && ((i + j) < data.length); j++)
                    char char_value = (char) data[i + j]; 

                    // RESOLVE (really want isAscii() or isPrintable())
                    if (Character.isLetterOrDigit(char_value))
                // new line




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