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what is main advantage of generics in 1.5
Joined: Jul 30, 2009
Jul 30, 2009 21:50:06
Please tell me generics advantage in
Joined: Feb 23, 2009
Jul 30, 2009 22:07:52
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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Jul 31, 2009 00:47:29
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Joined: Apr 12, 2009
Jul 31, 2009 04:57:55
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