How do I convert an array of primitives into an array of objects?

To convert from primitive arrays into object type arrays, we can use the Apache Commons Lang library. The Commons Lang provides an ArrayUtils class that does this conversion. To convert the other way just use the toPrimitive() method.

package org.kodejava.commons.lang;

import org.apache.commons.lang3.ArrayUtils;

public class ArrayPrimitiveObjectConversionDemo {
    public static void main(String[] args) {
        int[] numbers = {1, 2, 3, 4, 5};
        boolean[] booleans = {true, false, false, true};
        float[] decimals = {10.1f, 3.14f, 2.17f};

        Integer[] numbersObjects = ArrayUtils.toObject(numbers);
        Boolean[] booleansObjects = ArrayUtils.toObject(booleans);
        Float[] decimalsObjects = ArrayUtils.toObject(decimals);

        numbers = ArrayUtils.toPrimitive(numbersObjects);
        booleans = ArrayUtils.toPrimitive(booleansObjects);
        decimals = ArrayUtils.toPrimitive(decimalsObjects);

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