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what is main advantage of generics in 1.5

 
vinod sai
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Hi
Please tell me generics advantage in java 1.5.
 
Sebastian Janisch
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It comes down to type safety.

Prior to Java 5 and generics, you could place any type of Object in a List, Map, etc.

This resulted in a lot of casting and error prone code.

Generics lets you tell the Map that only objects of type MyFancyObject go into the Map, nothing else, end of story.
 
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Moving to Beginning Java.

And read this.
 
Muhammad Khojaye
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Generics Tutorial
 
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