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diff between Arraylist and vector

kapil bhate

Joined: Mar 04, 2004
Posts: 15
please anybody tell me diff. between arraylist and vector?and which is better to use ?also i know only differnce is that vector is Syncronized
Prakash Dwivedi
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Joined: Sep 28, 2002
Posts: 452
I dont think this is a jsp question.
APart from the difference you have mentioned, in Vector you can set the increment value.

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sever oon
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Joined: Feb 08, 2004
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The main difference is that Vector is synchronized. More minor differences--it was retrofit into the Collections API and therefore isn't as standard as ArrayList, which was provided as a new part of the Collections API. As far as I can see, when writing new code there is absolutely no reason to use Vector at all...I always prefer ArrayList, even if I need a synchronized one:

kiran kiran

Joined: Dec 04, 2003
Posts: 12
What are the advantages of using arraylist compared to vector?
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