aspose file tools*
The moose likes Java in General and the fly likes Compare 2  HashMap<String, ArrayList> Big Moose Saloon
  Search | Java FAQ | Recent Topics | Flagged Topics | Hot Topics | Zero Replies
Register / Login
JavaRanch » Java Forums » Java » Java in General
Bookmark "Compare 2  HashMap<String, ArrayList>" Watch "Compare 2  HashMap<String, ArrayList>" New topic
Author

Compare 2 HashMap<String, ArrayList>

Tim Jones
Greenhorn

Joined: Apr 06, 2008
Posts: 28
I need a method to compare two HashMap<String, ArrayList<String>>. Google Guava API has a Method but it is for single values only - http://docs.guava-libraries.googlecode.com/git-history/v9.0/javadoc/com/google/common/collect/package-frame.html. Perhaps someone already has the solution or a reference to an online resource that covers this?

Thanks
Stephan van Hulst
Bartender

Joined: Sep 20, 2010
Posts: 3646
    
  16

And how would you compare two of such maps? When are they equal? If you can describe it, you can easily compare the two by creating your own Comparator.
 
I agree. Here's the link: http://aspose.com/file-tools
 
subject: Compare 2 HashMap<String, ArrayList>