In Java you can use arrays to group primitives or objects of the same type. The entities belonging to an array is called the elements or components of the array. In this chapter you will learn how to create, initialize and iterate over an array as well as manipulate its elements. This chapter also features the java.util.Arrays class, a utility class for manipulating arrays.
In the background, every time you create an array, the compiler creates an object which allows you to: