The collections framework is a unified architecture for
representing and manipulating collections, enabling them to be
manipulated independently of the details of their representation.
It reduces programming effort while increasing performance. It
enables interoperability among unrelated APIs, reduces effort in
designing and learning new APIs, and fosters software reuse. The
framework is based on more than a dozen collection interfaces. It
includes implementations of these interfaces and algorithms to
Overview - An overview of
the collections framework.
API Reference - An
annotated outline of the classes and interfaces comprising the
collections framework, with links into the JavaDoc.
Tutorials and Programmer's Guides
- A tutorial introduction to the collections framework with many