DoubleBuffer equals() method in Java with Examples

The equals() method of java.nio.DoubleBuffer Class is used to check whether or not the given buffer is equal to another object.

Two double buffers are equal if, and only if,

  • They have the same element type,
  • They have the same number of remaining elements, and
  • The two sequences of remaining elements, considered independently of their starting positions, are pointwise
    equal.

This method considers two double elements a and b to be equal if (a == b) || (Double.isNaN(a) && Double.isNaN(b)). The values -0.0 and +0.0 are considered to be equal, unlike Double.equals(Object).

A double buffer is not equal to any other type of object.

Syntax:

public boolean equals(Object ob)

Parameters: This method takes the ob, the object to which this buffer is to be compared, as a parameter.

Return Value: This method returns true if, and only if, this buffer is equal to the given object.

Below are the examples to illustrate the equals() method:

Example 1:

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// Java program to demonstrate
// equals() method
  
import java.nio.*;
import java.util.*;
  
public class GFG {
  
    public static void main(String[] args)
    {
  
        // Declaring the capacity of the DoubleBuffer 1
        int capacity1 = 10;
  
        // Declaring the capacity of the  DoubleBuffer 2
        int capacity2 = 10;
  
        // Creating the DoubleBuffer
        try {
  
            // creating object of Doublebuffer 1
            // and allocating size capacity
            DoubleBuffer db1 = DoubleBuffer.allocate(capacity1);
  
            // creating object of Doublebuffer 2
            // and allocating size capacity
            DoubleBuffer db2 = DoubleBuffer.allocate(capacity2);
  
            // putting the value in Doublebuffer 1
            db1.put(8.56F);
            db1.put(2, 9.61F);
            db1.rewind();
  
            // putting the value in Doublebuffer 2
            db2.put(8.56F);
            db2.put(2, 9.61F);
            db2.rewind();
  
            // print the DoubleBuffer 1
            System.out.println(" DoubleBuffer 1:  "
                               + Arrays.toString(db1.array()));
  
            // print the DoubleBuffer 2
            System.out.println(" DoubleBuffer 2:  "
                               + Arrays.toString(db2.array()));
  
            // checking the equality of both DoubleBuffer
            boolean dbb = db1.equals(db2);
  
            // checking if else condition
            if (dbb)
                System.out.println("both are equal");
            else
                System.out.println("both are not equal");
        }
  
        catch (IllegalArgumentException e) {
            System.out.println("IllegalArgumentException catched");
        }
  
        catch (ReadOnlyBufferException e) {
            System.out.println("ReadOnlyBufferException catched");
        }
    }
}

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Output:

DoubleBuffer 1:  [8.5600004196167, 0.0, 9.609999656677246, 0.0, 0.0, 0.0, 0.0, 0.0, 0.0, 0.0]
 DoubleBuffer 2:  [8.5600004196167, 0.0, 9.609999656677246, 0.0, 0.0, 0.0, 0.0, 0.0, 0.0, 0.0]
both are equal

Example 1:

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// Java program to demonstrate
// equals() method
  
import java.nio.*;
import java.util.*;
  
public class GFG {
  
    public static void main(String[] args)
    {
  
        // Declaring the capacity of the DoubleBuffer 1
        int capacity1 = 10;
  
        // Declaring the capacity of the  DoubleBuffer 2
        int capacity2 = 5;
  
        // Creating the DoubleBuffer
        try {
  
            // creating object of Doublebuffer 1
            // and allocating size capacity
            DoubleBuffer db1 = DoubleBuffer.allocate(capacity1);
  
            // creating object of Doublebuffer 2
            // and allocating size capacity
            DoubleBuffer db2 = DoubleBuffer.allocate(capacity2);
  
            // putting the value in Doublebuffer 1
            db1.put(8.56F);
            db1.put(2, 9.61F);
            db1.rewind();
  
            // putting the value in Doublebuffer 2
            db2.put(8.56F);
            db2.put(2, 9.61F);
            db2.rewind();
  
            // print the DoubleBuffer 1
            System.out.println(" DoubleBuffer 1:  "
                               + Arrays.toString(db1.array()));
  
            // print the DoubleBuffer 2
            System.out.println(" DoubleBuffer 2:  "
                               + Arrays.toString(db2.array()));
  
            // checking the equality of both DoubleBuffer
            boolean dbb = db1.equals(db2);
  
            // checking if else condition
            if (dbb)
                System.out.println("both are equal");
            else
                System.out.println("both are not equal");
        }
        catch (IllegalArgumentException e) {
  
            System.out.println("IllegalArgumentException catched");
        }
  
        catch (ReadOnlyBufferException e) {
  
            System.out.println("ReadOnlyBufferException catched");
        }
    }
}

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Output:

DoubleBuffer 1:  [8.5600004196167, 0.0, 9.609999656677246, 0.0, 0.0, 0.0, 0.0, 0.0, 0.0, 0.0]
 DoubleBuffer 2:  [8.5600004196167, 0.0, 9.609999656677246, 0.0, 0.0]
both are not equal


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