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Why String is immutable in Java?

Rd Dari
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Joined: Feb 22, 2010
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Hi all,

Please clear why String is immutable in java with a understandable example?

Thanks !!
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Satyaprakash Joshii
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one reason is..immutable objects are simple...less error prone...once created cant be changed and if multiple threads are accesing at same time still it doesnt cause any issue...
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