Java Type Notation

By 01

Thursday, October 16, 2008
This is the first in a new section I've created on  This is a quick reference section for silly facts that one needs every now and then.  Often, a page will be added to this section to compliment an article that has been written in the main section.
For this first entry, I needed a place to reference the type notation that JVMs/Java use for primitives and references in Java assembly (Jasmin format, occasional errors, class histogram dumps, etc).
When you see "[B" referenced, that means a Java byte array.
Types are represented in the following way:
For more information about Java types, see the JVM Spec and the Java Language Spec on the references page.



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