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Java™ for Programmers: Deitel Developer Series, Second Edition by Harvey Deitel - Deitel & Associates, Inc., Paul Deitel - Deitel & Associates, Inc.

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Chapter 19. Generic Classes and Methods

Every man of genius sees the world at a different angle from his fellows.

Havelock Ellis

...our special individuality, as distinguished from our generic humanity.

Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.

Born under one law, to another bound.

Lord Brooke

Objectives

In this chapter you’ll learn:

• To create generic methods that perform identical tasks on arguments of different types.

• To create a generic Stack class that can be used to store objects of any class or interface type.

• To understand how to overload generic methods with nongeneric methods or with other generic methods.

• To understand raw types and how they help achieve backward compatibility.

• To use wildcards when precise type information about ...

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