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HashMap Vs Hash table

 
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Hi,

Can anyone tell me the difference between hash map and hash table?

I know that hash table does not allow any null values whereas Hash map does.
Any other differences?

regards,
Ginu Jacob
 
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The main diffrence btw HashTable and HashMap is that HashTable methods are Threads-Safe(meaning they are synchronised methods) while HashMap is not ThreadSafe..So basically HashTable is used when more than one thread will be accessing it..
 
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Hi
HashMap can store one null key and multiple null values but HashTable can not have any null.
HashTable is synchronized but HashMap is NOT.
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If u have any sample code for the same,please post it..

regards,
ginu
 
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