11. Collections

This chapter describes the Java Collections Framework. Here you will learn what collections are and how they can make your job easier and programs better. You’ll learn about the core elements—interfaces, implementations, and algorithms—that compose the Java Collections Framework.

The first section tells you what collections are and how they’ll make your job easier and increase the efficiency of your programs. This section also describes the core elements (interfaces, implementations, and algorithms).

The second section describes the core collection interfaces, which are the heart and soul of the ...

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