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array is the collection of object and it contains references
so if i declare an array of int type and store values as 1,2,3....
so how array is storing it as int type or reference.


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Hi Deepak,
Array is an OBJECT that can store both primitive and object type values.



This array stores primitive type elements of int type.
 
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Originally posted by Deepak Bahubal:
array is the collection of object



No. An array itself is an object!


...and it contains references



Yes, it may have either primitives or references to the objects.


so if i declare an array of int type and store values as 1,2,3....
so how array is storing it as int type or reference.



The answer to your question on line #2 is in line #1 itself. It all goes with the way you declare, as the declaration has to mention what type of data you are going to store!
[ April 09, 2008: Message edited by: Raghavan Muthu ]
 
It is sorta covered in the JavaRanch Style Guide.
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