cern.colt.list
Class AbstractCollection

java.lang.Object
  extended by cern.colt.PersistentObject
      extended by cern.colt.list.AbstractCollection
All Implemented Interfaces:
java.io.Serializable, java.lang.Cloneable
Direct Known Subclasses:
AbstractList

public abstract class AbstractCollection
extends PersistentObject

Abstract base class for resizable collections holding objects or primitive data types such as int, float, etc. First see the package summary and javadoc tree view to get the broad picture.

Note that this implementation is not synchronized.

Author:
wolfgang.hoschek@cern.ch
See Also:
ArrayList, Vector, Arrays, Serialized Form

Field Summary
 
Fields inherited from class cern.colt.PersistentObject
serialVersionUID
 
Constructor Summary
protected AbstractCollection()
          Makes this class non instantiable, but still let's others inherit from it.
 
Method Summary
abstract  void clear()
          Removes all elements from the receiver.
 boolean isEmpty()
          Tests if the receiver has no elements.
abstract  int size()
          Returns the number of elements contained in the receiver.
abstract  java.util.ArrayList toList()
          Returns a java.util.ArrayList containing all the elements in the receiver.
 java.lang.String toString()
          Returns a string representation of the receiver, containing the String representation of each element.
 
Methods inherited from class cern.colt.PersistentObject
clone
 
Methods inherited from class java.lang.Object
equals, finalize, getClass, hashCode, notify, notifyAll, wait, wait, wait
 

Constructor Detail

AbstractCollection

protected AbstractCollection()
Makes this class non instantiable, but still let's others inherit from it.

Method Detail

clear

public abstract void clear()
Removes all elements from the receiver. The receiver will be empty after this call returns.


isEmpty

public boolean isEmpty()
Tests if the receiver has no elements.

Returns:
true if the receiver has no elements; false otherwise.

size

public abstract int size()
Returns the number of elements contained in the receiver.


toList

public abstract java.util.ArrayList toList()
Returns a java.util.ArrayList containing all the elements in the receiver.


toString

public java.lang.String toString()
Returns a string representation of the receiver, containing the String representation of each element.

Overrides:
toString in class java.lang.Object