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Multidimentioanl Array

Ramesh Shanmugam
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Does Really Java Support Multidimentional Array.
If not then How it handles Multi dimentional Array.

Ramesh


Ramesh Shanmugam - SCJP 1.5
Mike Gershman
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In Java, a two dimensional array is a one dimensional array of references to one dimensional arrays. As a result, each row can be a different length.
[ November 17, 2004: Message edited by: Mike Gershman ]

Mike Gershman
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Stan James
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It's cool how you can take a multi-dimensional array apart.

Since gameBoard is an array of arrays, I can pull out one of those arrays, work with it, replace it, etc. I put back a new row with a different length. That may make the game very hard to play I've seen some people call this a "non-rectangular" array.


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