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Collections = Data Structures?
Joined: Sep 22, 2005
Sep 23, 2005 16:00:00
Does the term "data structures" mean the same thing as "collections"?
Joined: Aug 31, 2004
Sep 23, 2005 16:55:00
In a broad sense, data structures are ways of storing information. Different data structures can allow for (or hinder) efficient handling of the information. Collections are examples of data structures.
See this article for an overview...
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