what is difference between colection and collections?
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Answer / harikrishna
collection is a interface impplemented by all other
interfaces like List,set..where as collections is a class.
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Answer / t.vijay nath
Collection is the root interface in collection
hierarchy,groups multiple elements into a single unit, it
allows duplicate & non-duplicate elements which may be
ordered or unordered.
Collections is a class which extends Object class & it
consists exclusively static methods .It is a member of Java
Collections Framework.Collections are used to store,
retrieve, manipulate, and communicate aggregate data
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Answer / appu
Collection is an interface which can be implemented the
List, Set,Sorted Set,and Queue. Where as Collections is an
utility class which contain the utility methods such as
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Answer / johnj
Harikrishna is right about Collections class...Collections
class is a member of Java Collections Framework.. Sandeep
Tyagi u can find that in sun java tutorial..
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Answer / abhi
As above answers have some mistake.....
collection is a interface and collections is a utility classes
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Answer / ravi velu
Abhi , You are right.
Collections is the Utility Class , But Collection is an
interface which is implemented in all Collection Classes.
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Answer / mike
collection(lowercase c)represents any of the data
structures in which object are stored and iterated over.
Collection(Uppercase C)represents the interface which is
extended by three other interfaces(Set,List and Queue,Map
doesnt extend Collection interface).Guys,its extended not
implemented(hope you all know the difference between the
two,interface can extend interface,remember?)
Collections(upper case C with s at the end)this the
java.util.Collections class that holds a pile of static
methods for use with collections.
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Answer / ravikiran
Collection is an interface which contains methods to access
the objects in a collection
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Answer / abhay
Abhi , You are right.
Collection is an interface and collections is a utility classes
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Answer / srinu
Collection is the interface. which can be implemented
List,set,Queue.This interface contain only instance methods.
Collection is the class .This class contain utility methods
such as all algorithm oriented methods.This class contain
only static methods.
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