Class Base64

  extended byorg.apache.axis.utils.Base64

public final class Base64
extends java.lang.Object

Unceremoniously lifted from jakarta-commons/httpclient/src/java/org/apache/commons/httpclient/ Revision 1.8 2002/01/05 11:15:59 Eliminates dependency on sun.misc.Base64Encoding, which isn't appreciated by the J2EE security manager. (it's an access exception to load sun.misc.* classes in application code).

Base64 encoder and decoder.

This class provides encoding/decoding methods for the Base64 encoding as defined by RFC 2045, N. Freed and N. Borenstein. RFC 2045: Multipurpose Internet Mail Extensions (MIME) Part One: Format of Internet Message Bodies. Reference 1996. Available at:

Constructor Summary
Method Summary
static byte[] encode(byte[] binaryData)
          Encodes hex octects into Base64
Methods inherited from class java.lang.Object
equals, getClass, hashCode, notify, notifyAll, toString, wait, wait, wait

Constructor Detail


public Base64()
Method Detail


public static byte[] encode(byte[] binaryData)
Encodes hex octects into Base64

binaryData - Array containing binaryData
Base64-encoded array

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