public byte[] getBytes (String charsetName) throws UnsupportedEncodingException

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

The behavior of this method when this string cannot be encoded in the given charset is unspecified. The java.nio.charset.CharsetEncoder class should be used when more control over the encoding process is required.

Parameters:
charsetName     The name of a supported charset

Returns:  The resultant byte array

Exceptions:
UnsupportedEncodingException     If the named charset is not supported

Since:  JDK1.1