This week's giveaway is in the EJB and other Java EE Technologies forum. We're giving away four copies of EJB 3 in Action and have Debu Panda, Reza Rahman, Ryan Cuprak, and Michael Remijan on-line! See this thread for details.
I've coded in Java for a few semesters now, but not in any of my classes has a hash table or hash set/maps come up. I see people using them in their source code they post on this forum, but i'm not really sure what they do that's better than ways i code. So i was wondering if someone could fill me in on their uses and functionality.
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