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Java Strings vs Ropes

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Recently, in my news feeds I stumbled across this implementation of Ropes in Java ( and it captured my attention right away as it boasts a faster (better?) alternative for dealing with characters in Java. Unfortunately the website doesn’t offer any comparative information regarding how much faster a Rope implementation is than the standard String […]

StringBuilder — Memory Consumption

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You have seen probably my initial post about creating StringBuilder’s in Java — and the continuation of it which looked at timings involved. As I promised, I have finally had some time to look at the memory consumption involved in using the 2 ways of creating a StringBuilder in Java. I have used a code […]

Creating StringBuilder in Java

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I wrote in my previous post about StringBuilder’s in Java, and I felt I should provide some measurements around the whole discussion. So I put together some quick and dirty code which is good enough for a comparison of the 2 ways of creating a StringBuilder — bear in mind I said “comparison”, as such […]