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Java, A Beginner’s Guide, 5th Edition by Herbert Schildt

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Multidimensional Arrays

Although the one-dimensional array is the most commonly used array in programming, multidimensional arrays (arrays of two or more dimensions) are certainly not rare. In Java, a multidimensional array is an array of arrays.

Two-Dimensional Arrays

The simplest form of the multidimensional array is the two-dimensional array. A two-dimensional array is, in essence, a list of one-dimensional arrays. To declare a two-dimensional integer array table of size 10, 20 you would write

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Pay careful attention to the declaration. Unlike some other computer languages, which use commas to separate the array dimensions, Java places each dimension ...

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