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convert hashmap <string, anytype > to hashMap<string, object>

zuje lal
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Joined: Jan 08, 2009
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Can somebody help me to convert any type of "values" , might be integer,string .. To object
I want to keep the key as same and want to convert the value as object
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zuje
Rob Spoor
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Anything that is not a primitive is already an Object. Therefore, Map<String,Integer> is a Map<? extends String,? extends Object>, and you can use it in the putAll method:

Also, most Map implementation classes have a constructor that takes a Map<? extends K,? extends V> so it's even shorter for only one map:


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