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Returns a byte array from the given object.

 
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import java.io.ByteArrayOutputStream;
import java.io.IOException;
import java.io.ObjectOutputStream;



public class Main {

  /**
   * Returns a byte array from the given object.
   * 
   * @param object
   *            to convert
   * @return byte array from the object

   */
  public static byte[] objectToBytes(Object object) throws IOException {
      ByteArrayOutputStream baos = new ByteArrayOutputStream();
      ObjectOutputStream os = new ObjectOutputStream(baos);
      os.writeObject(object);
      return baos.toByteArray();
  }
}

   
  










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