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    Question queue question

    I need some general help with queues. I am able to conceptualize with no problem what my queue should be doing, but implementationis rough for me.

    I am trying to make a program with queues representing a 4way intersection. Vehicles approach the intersecion and are queued up until the light turns green. I understand how to add objects to my queue and how/when to remove them correctly. I don't understand how to create the vehicle objects without defining each one individually.

    Since the vehicles arrive with a random probability, which means I wont know how many there will be, is there a way to create objects as necessary rather than declaring them in the beginning, then push them into my queue?

    This is probably really basic, but I missed this if it is.

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    Default Re: queue question

    I'm not really sure what you're asking. You might want to user a Timer and Math.random() or the Random class.
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    Default Re: queue question

    Hi Herah,

    Something like this perhaps?

    Queue<Car> myQ = new Queue<Car>();
    // after some random period of time
    myQ.add(new Car());



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