Re: verbose sort

Discussion in 'Java' started by bob smith, Aug 4, 2012.

  1. bob smith

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    To: markspace
    From: "bob smith" <bob.smith@1:261/38.remove-yy0-this>

    To: markspace
    From: bob smith <>

    On Thursday, August 2, 2012 12:19:50 PM UTC-5, markspace wrote:
    > On 8/2/2012 8:37 AM, bob smith wrote:
    >
    > > I have some code that sorts a list like so:

    >
    > >

    >
    > > Vector<String> my_list = new Vector<String>();

    >
    > >

    >
    > >

    >
    > > Comparator<String> c = new Comparator<String>() {

    >
    > > @Override

    >
    > > public int compare(String object1, String object2) {

    >
    > > if (object1 == null)

    >
    > > return -1;

    >
    > > if (object2 == null)

    >
    > > return 1;

    >
    > > object1 = object1.toLowerCase();

    >
    > > object2 = object2.toLowerCase();

    >
    > > return object1.compareTo(object2);

    >
    > > };

    >
    > > };

    >
    > >

    >
    > > Collections.sort(my_list, c);

    >
    > >

    >
    > >

    >
    > > This seems like a lot of code for such a common operation.

    >
    > > Is there a more succinct way of doing this?

    >
    > >

    >
    >
    >
    >
    >
    > Collections.sort( my_list, String.CASE_INSENSITIVE_ORDER );


    Very nice, thanks.

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