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John P Joseph
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Joined: May 14, 2005
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String[] arr={"a","b","c"}

How to reduce the arr length by 1 by removing the last element without declaring a new array?
Murali Mohan
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Joined: Jan 09, 2006
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You can't reduce the array length by removing an array element. length is public final member of Array.


Thanks,<br />Murali...
vandu matcha
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String class implements immutable character strings, which are read-only once the string has been created and initialised ...their state cannot be changed...
jiju ka
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String class implements immutable character strings

String is immutable. String keeps an array of characters which is mutable as any other array. But String don't have a method to modify this array and restrict subclassing String class by declaring the class final.

The interface String implements is CharSequence which is not mandating the implementor should be immutable.
 
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