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WHY DO WE NEED TO OVERRIDE EQUALS AND HASHCODE METHODS IN JAVA/Kotlin

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In this post, we will discuss why it is important to override equals and hashCode method in Java/Kotlin. Item 9 in Josh Bloch’s Effective Java suggests always override hashCode() method if the class overrides equals(). In this post, we will discuss why this is necessary and good practice.  We know that two objects are considered equal only if their references point...

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