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Native arrays versus java.util.Array

Pho Tek
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Joined: Nov 05, 2000
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Is java.util.Array a wrapper object for native arrays
like int[].class ? When should I be using java.util.Array ?
What are its benefits (if any) when compared to native arrays
- other than the fact that it can be interchangeable with the List interface from the Collection framework ?


Val Dra
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Joined: Jan 26, 2001
Posts: 439
Arrays class provides convinience methods such as search,sort arrays , etc nothing more i think.

Val SCJP <BR>going for SCJD
I agree. Here's the link:
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