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Arraylist vs List of type Object.

Arraylist is just like a normal list which can store any value by upcasting the elements to "object" class. Can the same be done by declaring a generic list of type Object? If so what's the advantage of one over the other?

5th Apr 2018, 4:13 PM
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ArrayList belongs to the days that C# didn't have generics. It's deprecated in favor of List<T>. You shouldn't use ArrayList in new code that targets .NET >= 2.0 unless you have to interface with an old API that uses it.
5th Apr 2018, 4:21 PM
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