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#bloch-effective-java-2ed #java #java-generics
Question
What is the name of the property of arrays that allow us to cast Long[] to Object[], like here?

// Fails at runtime!
Object[] objectArray = new Long[1];
objectArray[0] = "I don't fit in"; // Throws ArrayStoreException

Answer
arrays are covariant

Tags
#bloch-effective-java-2ed #java #java-generics
Question
What is the name of the property of arrays that allow us to cast Long[] to Object[], like here?

// Fails at runtime!
Object[] objectArray = new Long[1];
objectArray[0] = "I don't fit in"; // Throws ArrayStoreException

Answer
?

Tags
#bloch-effective-java-2ed #java #java-generics
Question
What is the name of the property of arrays that allow us to cast Long[] to Object[], like here?

// Fails at runtime!
Object[] objectArray = new Long[1];
objectArray[0] = "I don't fit in"; // Throws ArrayStoreException

Answer
arrays are covariant
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owner: piotr.wasik - (no access) - Effective Java (Joshua Bloch), 2ed, p119

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