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Shaily Sharma
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1) When does an overloaded constructor gets invoked, without explicit call to it from default constructor.

2)List list = new ArrayList();
Iterator<String> it = list.iterator()
From where does iterator() method comes? ArrayList() doesn�t implement this method, list has it but how its possible to invoke it, as interface doesn�t provide its implementation, how can we invoke this method?

3) Mock exam drag n drop question:
String str = �April 15, 2005�;
Date date = DateFormat.__________(_________, Locale.US).____________(str)
Code Fragments: DateFormat.FULL , getDateInstance, parse, getDate, format ,getDateFormat, DateFormat.LONG, DateFormat.SHORT

if i put parse option in last slot it gives parseException. wats the correct way?
marc weber

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1) When it's called from somewhere other than the default constructor.

2) That's the beauty of polymorphism.

3) Which date format are you using (FULL, LONG, or SHORT)? One of these will work.

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Jesper de Jong
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Shaily Sharma, please quote your sources.

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Also, its always better to use Use a meaningful subject line .

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