Lesson 21 - The equals() and clone() methods in Java
In the previous lesson, Enumerated types and constants in Java, we went over the enumerated types and constants in Java. In today's tutorial, we're going to focus on the equals() method and introduce object cloning.
The equals() method
The equals() method is related to comparing objects. We already know that we use it to compare strings. The == operator works for primitive data types, such as int or
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This tutorial explains differences between the equals() method and the == operator. We'll override hashCode() and learn to create shallow and deep clones.
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