Collections Framework API Change Summary

We received hundreds of excellent suggestions concerning previous releases of the collections framework. Suggestions came from companies, universities, and individuals all around the world. We're truly thankful for these suggestions, and we've incorporated many of them. This page summarizes the differences between the Beta4 and FCS releases, along with a brief rationale for each change.

Their are very few changes in this release, only one of which has the potential to cause compatibity problems (the change to ListIterator.add semantics).

ListIterator Interface

AbstractList Implementation

Array Operations

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