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Errata for Learning Java

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Version Location Description Submitted By Date Submitted Date Corrected
Page 225
7th paragraph

The second paragraph under the heading Enter Generics says the following: If you look at the source or Javadoc for the List class, for example, you'll see it defined something like this: public class List<E> { It is however defined: public interface List<E> extends Collection<E> { ........ void add(int index, E element); E get(int index);

Note from the Author or Editor:
They are correct. On page 225 the first line of the last example should read "public interface List<E> {"

Andrew Chapman  Feb 11, 2014 
Page 234
2nd paragraph

The inheritance relationship between ObjectList and DateList should be in the reverse direction as described in the book. "In the simplest case, supposing a DatetList type extends an ObjectList type..."

Note from the Author or Editor:
The reviewer is correct. "In the simplest case, supposing an ObjectList type extends a DateList type" should read "In the simplest case, supposing a DatetList type extends an ObjectList type"

Andrea Bozzoni  Jan 21, 2014