O'Reilly logo

Java™ How to Program, Seventh Edition by P. J. Deitel - Deitel & Associates, Inc., H. M. Deitel - Deitel & Associates, Inc.

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

19.3. Class Arrays

Class Arrays provides static methods for manipulating arrays. In Chapter 7, our discussion of array manipulation was low level in the sense that we wrote the actual code to sort and search arrays. Class Arrays provides high-level methods, such as sort for sorting an array, binarySearch for searching a sorted array, equals for comparing arrays and fill for placing values into an array. These methods are overloaded for primitive-type arrays and Object arrays. In addition, methods sort and binarySearch are overloaded with generic versions that allow programmers to sort and search arrays containing objects of any type. Figure 19.2 demonstrates methods fill, sort, binarySearch and equals. Method main (lines 65–85) creates a UsingArrays ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required