This week's book giveaway is in the OCAJP 8 forum. We're giving away four copies of OCA Java SE 8 Programmer I Study Guide and have Edward Finegan & Robert Liguori on-line! See this thread for details.
Hello all i have program that needs to collect strings from different kinds of resources. now the strings can be duplicated and i need to sort them i wander what will be the best way to do that or to divide the job to 2 phases in which first phase will collect the data without checking duplication just write then to file and in the second phase i will use unix "sort -u" on the files and then the program will handle the new information or do it all in one phase and every string will be kept into map and then every time the program collects new string it will check agents the map to see if it already there . in term of speed what will be the best solution ? Thanks