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Why collections API is called as collections framework ?
 
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Can any one share ideas
 
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Originally posted by raja ratnam:
Why collections API is called as collections framework ?



The term "framework" suggests a structure which can be built upon. In this case, the Collections Framework is a bunch of interfaces, abstract classes, and utility classes like java.util.Collections. This framework is then built upon by a number of specific implementation classes, but you are free to implement your own.
 
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