Questions and Exercises: Implementations
You plan to write a program that uses several basic collection interfaces:
Map. You're not sure which implementations will work best, so you decide to use general-purpose implementations until you get a better idea how your program will work in the real world. Which implementations are these?
If you need a
Setimplementation that provides value-ordered iteration, which class should you use?
Which class do you use to access wrapper implementations?
- Write a program that reads a text file, specified by the first command line argument, into a
List. The program should then print random lines from the file, the number of lines printed to be specified by the second command line argument. Write the program so that a correctly-sized collection is allocated all at once, instead of being gradually expanded as the file is read in. Hint: To determine the number of lines in the file, use java.io.File.length to obtain the size of the file, then divide by an assumed size of an average line.