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Integer parameters formula returns integer

Code below makes foo value as -1149239296 i. e. integer value which is out of bounds: Seems like Java takes type of first parameter and tryes to return formula’s result with that type. Where in Java specification one can read that story? I made such suggestion cause actually returns sets long value to foo. Answer For this case, casting any

Byte to “Bit”array

A byte is the smallest numeric datatype java offers but yesterday I came in contact with bytestreams for the first time and at the beginning of every package a marker byte is send which gives further instructions on how to handle the package. Every bit of the byte has a specific meaning so I am in need to entangle the

Can Java primitives be considered light objects [closed]

Closed. This question is opinion-based. It is not currently accepting answers. Want to improve this question? Update the question so it can be answered with facts and citations by editing this post. Closed 8 years ago. Improve this question As per this answer here both java objects and primitives go on heap. So from the point of view of JVM,