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basic thing about toString,equal(),hashCode()

Rakesh Bagaria

Joined: Sep 06, 2009
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hello everyone
i am little confuse about toString(), equal(), hashCode(). please explain properly that when object class function get called when abstract collection class called and so on.
Please Explain with proper diagram and when toString() is used and when valueOf() used in string conversion please Explain . thanks
Seetharaman Venkatasamy
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please "GOOGLE" . it would be better
Muhammad Khojaye
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Joined: Apr 12, 2009
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Have you seen the Javadocs for these methods.

Vinod Tiwari
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Joined: Feb 06, 2008
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Hi Rakesh,

Please read this http://java.sun.com/j2se/1.5.0/docs/api/java/lang/Object.html , these are methods of object class. If its still unclear then post again in this link. We'll help.


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Campbell Ritchie

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