Java™ 2 Primer Plus
By Steven Haines, Steve Potts

Table of Contents
Chapter 11.  Collection Classes

This chapter introduced you to data structures and the concepts of

  • Arrays

  • Linked lists

  • Stacks

  • Queues

  • Hash tables

  • Trees

It made comparisons of the performance trade-offs of each with respect to adding items, removing items, searching for items, and displaying the contents of the data structure.

Next, it introduced additional collection class concepts:

  • Lists

  • Sets

  • Maps

  • Iterators

Finally, the chapter walked you through the Java collection class implementations including an overview of the top methods in each class and an example.

Managing data is a vital part of any computer program, and the Java collection classes provide you with the ability to do this. The next chapter moves to another vital part of computer programming: input and output, or retrieving data and sending data.


    Java 2 Primer Plus
    Java 2 Primer Plus
    ISBN: 0672324156
    EAN: 2147483647
    Year: 2001
    Pages: 332

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