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Collections, HashMaps, etc

Ashimashi Kabashi
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where can I get documentation for the different data structures in java?

i.e.

Collection, ArrayList, Vector, HashTree, HasMap, LRUMap?

Thanks
Henry Wong
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Well, you can start with the JavaDoc...

http://java.sun.com/javase/6/docs/api/

There are a few basic interfaces the List, the Set, the Queue, and the Map -- all are in the java.util package. With the JavaDoc, you can figure out what implementations of each are available, etc.

Or you can start with the Sun tutorial on collections...

http://java.sun.com/docs/books/tutorial/collections/index.html

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arulk pillai
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In addition to what Henry suggested

http://www.digilife.be/quickreferences/PT/Java%20Collections%20Framework.pdf can be handy, but it is a bit out of date.


http://www.javabeginner.com/java-collections-framework.htm


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Jesper de Jong
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Here is an overview of documentation about the Collections API in the JDK documentation:
http://java.sun.com/javase/6/docs/technotes/guides/collections/index.html


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