Java Collections - Overview
In order to understand and use the Java Collections API effectively it is useful to have an overview of the interfaces it contains. So, that is what I will provide here.
There are two "groups" of interfaces:
Here is a graphical overview of the
Collection interface hierarchy:
And here is a graphical overview of the
Map interface hierarchy:
You can find links to explanations of most (if not all) of these interfaces and implementations in the sub-menu at the top right of this page. That top-menu exists on all pages in this trail.