Java.util.Arrays.asList() Method

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Description

The java.util.Arrays.asList(T... a) returns a fixed-size list backed by the specified array. (Changes to the returned list "write through" to the array.) This method acts as bridge between array-based and collection-based APIs,

Declaration

Following is the declaration for java.util.Arrays.asList() method

public static <T> List<T> asList(T... a)

Parameters

  • a -- This is the array by which the list will be backed.

Return Value

This method returns a list view of the specified array.

Exception

  • NA

Example

The following example shows the usage of java.util.Arrays.asList() method.

package com.tutorialspoint;

import java.util.Arrays;
import java.util.List;

public class ArrayDemo1 {
  public static void main (String args[]) {

   // create an array of strings
   String a[] = new String[]{"abc","klm","xyz","pqr"};
   
   List list1 = Arrays.asList(a);

   // printing the list
   System.out.println("The list is:" + list1);
  }
}

Let us compile and run the above program, this will produce the following result:

The list is:[abc, klm, xyz, pqr]



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