What is the main difference between comparable and comparator?
|The class whose objects you want to sort must implement comparable interface.||Class, whose objects you want to sort, do not need to implement a comparator interface.|
|It provides single sorting sequences.||It provides multiple sorting sequences.|
What is the difference between comparator and comparable in Java examples?
Why do we use comparable and comparator in Java?
Comparable interface is used to sort the objects with natural ordering. Comparator in Java is used to sort attributes of different objects. Comparable interface compares “this” reference with the object specified. Comparator in Java compares two different class objects provided.
How do you sort an object using comparator and comparable?
Which is the use of comparator?
How do you sort an ArrayList in alphabetical order?
Does ArrayList maintain insertion order?
How do you sort an ArrayList?
- Create an ArrayList.
- Sort the contents of the ArrayList using the sort() method of the Collections class.
- Then, reverse array list using the reverse() method of the Collections class.
How do you sort objects in ArrayList?
2. ArrayList sort() – Sort list of objects by field
- 2.1. Employee Class.
- 2.2. Comparator classes to enable sorting on different fields.
- 2.3. ArrayList sort() example.
How do you sort list by ID?
How do you compare elements in an ArrayList?
- Java equals() method.
- Java removeAll() method.
- Java retainAll() method.
- Java ArrayList. contains() method.
- Java contentEquals() method.
- Java Stream interface.
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