public byte[] getBytes (Charset charset)

Encodes this String into a sequence of bytes using the given charset, storing the result into a new byte array.

This method always replaces malformed-input and unmappable-character sequences with this charset's default replacement byte array. The java.nio.charset.CharsetEncoder class should be used when more control over the encoding process is required.

charset     The java.nio.charset.Charset to be used to encode the String

Returns:  The resultant byte array

Since:  1.6