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StringBuffer performance

deepa sundaram
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Joined: Feb 11, 2005
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In the below code, I wanted to check the time taken by StringBuffer to do a concatination, by passing the string in two different ways. I got 750ms and 450ms respectively. What is wrong in passing the string in my second approach?Would be nice if anyone explains me theory behind this. Thanks a lot.


Hauke Ingmar Schmidt
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Joined: Nov 18, 2008
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Nothing.

What result did you expect? You do the costly string concatenation in line 16 before handing over the concatenated string to the StringBuffer. So no surprise it is slower.
 
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