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Understanding Object Cloning

Java provides the clone() method which can be used to create a copy an object. It creates a new memory location and copies the content of the object being cloned into the new location.

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Shallow Cloning and Deep Cloning

Cloning an object can happen in two ways Deep and Shallow Cloning. In shallow cloning only object references are copied while in deep copy actual objects are copied to the newly cloned object.

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Varargs: Variable Arguments to Methods

Java 5 introduced a new feature called varargs, which allows methods to accept variable number of arguments. They are useful in cases where the number of arguments to be passed to a method is unknown.

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Garbage Collection in Java

Java Garbage Collector is a boon to Java developers; it allows developers to program without worrying about memory management. This article describes the working of Java Garbage Collector in details.

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Understanding static and final in Java

Java provides various modifiers which when used with variables, methods or classes, provides them with special properties. Static and final are are two such modifiers which are used frequently by Ja..

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Try-with-resources Statement in Java 7

Java 7 introduces the new 'try-with-resources' statement which help developers to overcome the tedious task of closing the resources that have been used in the program.

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Using AutoCloseable with 'try-with-resources'

Java 7 added the java.lang.AutoCloseable interface that developers can implement in their custom classes for using them with try-with-resources.

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Chained Exception

Chained exception is a feature introduced with JDK 1.4, which allow developers to associate an exception with another exception.

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4 Different Ways of Creating an Object in Java

Most of us have created object using new operator in Java. Did you know the other ways to create objects in Java. This article talks about 4 different ways of creating objects in Java.

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2 ways to Create a Thread in Java

Threads in Java can be created in 2 different ways, extending the Thread class and implementing the Runnable interface. This article explains the two ways with suitable examples.

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Exception Handling in Inheritance

There are certain rules that must be followed while throwing exceptions in inheritance and overriding methods. This article discuss about these rules.

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