Category «Java»

Array Bubble Sort in Java

Although Java’s Arrays class has a built-in method to sort an array, it is important for good Java developers to know how to sort an array on their own. Bubble sort is the simplest sorting algorithm.

Top 10 Eclipse Keyboard shortcuts for Java developers

Here is a list of 10 commonly used Eclipse shortcuts for Java developers. Ctrl + Shift + T: Open a type (e.g.; a class, an interface) without browsing through list of packages Ctrl + Shift + R: Open any file quickly without browsing for it in the Package Explorer Ctrl + O: Go directly to …

Java String comparison. The difference between == and equals().

Many Java beginners find it difficult to differentiate between == operator and the “equals()” method when comparing String variables in Java. They assume that both operations perform the same function and either one can be used to compare two string variables. I have even seen many experienced programmers committing the mistake of using “==” to …

How to convert an ArrayList to array in Java

Today, I will share a very basic Java program that converts an ArrayList to an array. For most Java developers this is a routine task, but many newcomers to Java have asked me this question of how to convert an array to ArrayList. Here is the example code.

How to validate date using Java regular expression

My earlier post on how to validate email address, SSN and phone number validation using Java regex still attracts a lot of visitors. Today I realized that another piece of data that many programmers need to validate is the date. Many Java applications have to process input date values, so I thought it will be …

How to write to properties file in Java

One of most visited posts on this blog is How to read properties file in Java. In that post I explained how you can read from a properties file. But many people came to that post searching for an example on how to write to a properties file. So I thought it will be beneficial …