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Old June 11th, 2006, 11:00 PM
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Dear viewers,

I was wondering which was more efficient to use to view a particular character.... char[...] or string.charAt(...). <Just for viewing purposes>

Also, generally speaking, would it be more efficient to use char[] if modifying of individal characters is invovled and Strings if the number of characters changes drastically ?

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Ibn Aziz
 
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I will take a crack at this and say the chatAt() method would be more efficient , Since the char[] thig would convert the whole string to a char array but the charAt() method would make the item u want in particular to a character . So i guess the charAt() method would be more efficient






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