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hashcode() in java
Joined: Sep 27, 2004
Feb 12, 2007 14:30:00
What is the use of the hashcode() in
with respect to entity beans, how is the hashcode() used for?
SCJP 1.4, SCWCD 1.4<br /> <br />Thanks in advance!<br />Jayashree.
Jesper de Jong
Joined: Aug 16, 2005
Feb 13, 2007 02:30:00
Read the Javadoc documentation of the method hashCode() in class Object. It says:
"This method is supported for the benefit of hashtables such as those provided by java.util.Hashtable."
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Joined: Apr 14, 2004
Feb 13, 2007 02:47:00
Not an advanced question. Moving...
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