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  1. Using a Collection vs. Using an Iterator

    by , 11-28-2011 at 06:36 PM
    In this tip, we will look at determining the appropriate use of a collection versus using an iterator. One of the main reasons for using an interface is that you can create more generic and flexible code. By writing to an interface rather than an implementation, you can reuse your code for more types of objects.

    The root interface for all sequence containers is Collection. The java.utiLAbstractCollection class provides a default implementation for a Collection, so that you can create ...