How to upload long blob (image) to mysql database using java and retrieve in php?


I am working on a project where I need to upload images to the database and retrieve the same from database.

I need the image to be uploaded from an android device using java. Here is what i have implemented

Bitmap bitmap = MediaStore.Images.Media.getBitmap(getContentResolver(), uri); // Log.d(TAG, String.valueOf(bitmap)); ByteArrayOutputStream stream = new ByteArrayOutputStream(); bitmap.compress(Bitmap.CompressFormat.PNG, 90, stream); //compress to which format you want. byte[] byte_arr = stream.toByteArray(); image_str = Base64.encodeToString(byte_arr, Base64.DEFAULT);

I am inserting the byte array to the database. And here is my php code to retrieve the same :

/** *Get profile_pic*/ public function callmethod($userId){ $stmt = $this->conn->prepare("SELECT profile_pic FROM users WHERE unique_id=?"); $stmt->bind_param('s',$userId); //$result = mysql_query($query) or die(mysql_error()); //$photo = mysql_fetch_array($result); $stmt->execute(); $stmt->store_result(); $stmt->bind_result($profile_pic); $stmt->fetch(); //$obj->picture = base64_encode($profile_pic); //echo $obj; header("Content-Type: image/jpeg"); echo '<img src="data:image/jpeg;base64,<?php echo base64_encode($profile_pic); ?>" />'; }

The problem that I am facing here is that the files are getting uploaded to the database but when I am retrieving the image from the database the variable $profile_pic is empty, hence the image is not being displayed.

I need it to be able to retrieve the image using java in android. can I do that by just encoding the value retrieve with json format?

Pleas let me know what I am doing wrong. TIA


/** *Get profile_pic*/ public function callmethod($userId){ $stmt = $this->conn->prepare("SELECT profile_pic FROM users WHERE unique_id=?"); $stmt->bind_param('s',$userId); //$result = mysql_query($query) or die(mysql_error()); //$photo = mysql_fetch_array($result); $stmt->execute(); $stmt->store_result(); $stmt->bind_result($profile_pic); while ($stmt->fetch()) { echo "<img src='data:image/jpeg;base64,".$profile_pic."' />"; } //$obj->picture = base64_encode($profile_pic); //echo $obj; }

ok try this code this.you don't need header("Content-Type: image/jpeg"); function. this are error in your php code. this code will create img tag with basc64.

now for android part.

change this in php.

while ($stmt->fetch()) { echo "<img src='data:image/jpeg;base64,".$profile_pic."' />"; }


while ($stmt->fetch()) { echo $profile_pic; }

and this would be your android part.

byte[] decodedString = Base64.decode(strBase64, Base64.DEFAULT); Bitmap decodedByte = BitmapFactory.decodeByteArray(decodedString, 0, decodedString.length); image.setImageBitmap(decodedByte);


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