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Thread: How do you pass an Array as a Parameter?

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    Default How do you pass an Array as a Parameter?

    Hi, right now I'm writing a code that needs to pass an Array "numbers" that contains a text file from my driver into my constructor. For example, for primitives it is easy:

    public Stats (int a)

    or even ArrayLists:

    public Stats (ArrayList<Integer> a)

    How would you pass an Array this way? Thank you.

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    Default Re: How do you pass an Array as a Parameter?

    Passing anything works exactly the same regardless of the data type. The only time you'll run into a difference is between primitives and objects (primitives pass by value and objects pass by reference). I believe arrays are actually objects, so they will be passed by reference too (even if they are arrays of primitives).

    public Stats(int[] a)

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