16. Collections

Objectives

In this chapter you’ll learn:

• What collections are.

• To use class Arrays for array manipulations.

• To use the collections framework (prepackaged data structure) implementations.

• To use collections framework algorithms to manipulate (such as search, sort and fill) collections.

• To use the collections framework interfaces to program with collections polymorphically.

• To use iterators to “walk through” a collection.

• To use persistent hash tables manipulated with objects of class Properties.

• To use synchronization and modifiability wrappers.

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