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Anitha Srinivasan
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what is hashcode() and when it is used? can someone explain this .i am confused.
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Himanshu Gupta
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What is your confusion?

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Muhammad Khojaye
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Anitha Srinivasan wrote:what is hashcode() and when it is used?

This article from Martin Odersky will tell you the use of hashcode elaborately
tushar panda
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If you have got a K & B book , read it , there it is given in extremely simple language

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