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Hashcode tutorial/Primer

ed de jongh
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Joined: Nov 27, 2002
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Hi I would like to know what the three rules (as per (Don) of hashcode are etc. Any pointers to tutorials etc would b gr8
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Alfred Kemety
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My advice, read the hashCode() API documentation.


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ed de jongh
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Thanks Alf
Valentin Crettaz
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ed,
Welcome to Javaranch, a friendly place for Java greenhorns
Please find below a link to a discussion about hashcodes:
http://www.coderanch.com/t/239767/java-programmer-SCJP/certification/hashCode
Also check out the excellent article by Manish Hatwalne:
Equals And Hash Code by Manish Hatwalne

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ed de jongh
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Thanks Valentin
 
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