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priyanaka jaiswal
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Hi,


Can we use primitive data type as Key and value pair in Hashmap instead of object?


Thanks in advance
 
Bear Bibeault
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No, but with autoboxing it appears as if you can. But in reality, only objects can be stored in a HashMap.
 
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