Understanding the generated hash code override in Java, line by line

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When you override equals() in a Java class, you should also override hashCode(). You can certainly write equals() yourself and then have your integrated development environment (IDE) generate hashCode() for you.

There’s nothing wrong with that, provided that you understand what was generated and why. That’s what this article is about.

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is a composer and photographer from Detroit, Michigan. He has been working on a Java program to display certain mathematical diagrams.

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Alonso Del Arte

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is a composer and photographer from Detroit, Michigan. He has been working on a Java program to display certain mathematical diagrams.

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