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  • Last Updated : 11 Feb, 2021
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HashMap<K, V> is a part of Java’s collection since Java 1.2. This class is found in java.util package. It provides the basic implementation of the Map interface of Java. It stores the data in (Key, Value) pairs, and you can access them by an index of another type (e.g. an Integer). One object is used as a key (index) to another object (value). If you try to insert the duplicate key, it will replace the element of the corresponding key.

HashMap is similar to the HashTable, but it is unsynchronized. It allows to store the null keys as well, but there should be only one null key object and there can be any number of null values.  This class makes no guarantees as to the order of the map. To use this class and its methods, you need to import java.util.HashMap package or its superclass.



// Java program to implement HashMap API
import java.util.Collection;
import java.util.HashMap;
import java.util.Iterator;
import java.util.Map;
import java.util.Map.Entry;
import java.util.Set;
public class HashMapImplementation<K, V> {
    private HashMap<K, V> hashMap;
    // Constructs an empty HashMap with the default initial
    // capacity (16) and the default load factor (0.75).
    public HashMapImplementation()
        hashMap = new HashMap<K, V>();
    // Constructs an empty HashMap with the specified
    // initial capacity and the default load factor (0.75).
    public HashMapImplementation(int initialCapacity)
        hashMap = new HashMap<K, V>(initialCapacity);
    // Constructs an empty HashMap with the specified
    // initial capacity and load factor.
    public HashMapImplementation(int initialCapacity,
                                 float loadFactor)
        hashMap = new HashMap<K, V>(initialCapacity,
    // Constructs a new HashMap with the same mappings as
    // the specified Map.
    public HashMapImplementation(Map<? extends K, ? extends V> m)
        hashMap = new HashMap<K, V>(m);
    // Removes all of the mappings from this map.
    public void clear() { hashMap.clear(); }
    // Returns a shallow copy of this HashMap instance: the
    // keys and values
    // themselves are not cloned.
    public Object clone() { return hashMap.clone(); }
    // return true if map contains given key
    public boolean containsKey(Object key)
        return hashMap.containsKey(key);
    // Returns true if this map maps one or more keys to the
    // specified value.
    public boolean containsValue(Object value)
        return hashMap.containsValue(value);
    // Returns a Set view of the mappings contained in this
    // map.
    public Set<Map.Entry<K, V> > entrySet()
        return hashMap.entrySet();
    // return the value for which the key is mapped , if key
    // is not mapped with any value then it will return null
    public V get(Object key) { return hashMap.get(key); }
    // return true if hashmap is empty else false
    public boolean isEmpty() { return hashMap.isEmpty(); }
    // Returns a Set view of the keys contained in this map.
    public Set<K> keySet() { return hashMap.keySet(); }
    // map the key with value
    public V put(K key, V value)
        return hashMap.put(key, value);
    // copy all the mapping to this map
    public void putAll(Map<? extends K, ? extends V> m)
    // remove the mapping of given key
    public V remove(Object key)
        return hashMap.remove(key);
    // returns the size of map(number of key )
    public int size() { return hashMap.size(); }
    // Returns a Collection view of the values contained in
    // this map.
    public Collection<V> values()
        return hashMap.values();
class GFG {
    public static void main(String arg[])
        HashMapImplementation<Integer, String> hashMap
            = new HashMapImplementation<Integer, String>();
        hashMap.put(1, "Kapil");
        hashMap.put(2, "Nikhil");
        hashMap.put(3, "Sachin");
        Map<Integer, String> secondMap = new HashMap<Integer, String>();
        secondMap.put(4, "Aakash");
        secondMap.put(5, "Ravi");
        System.out.println("the key set of the map is ");
        Set<Integer> keySet = hashMap.keySet();
        Iterator<Integer> itr = keySet.iterator();
        while (itr.hasNext())
            System.out.print( + "\t");
        System.out.println("the values of the map is ");
        Iterator<String> itr1;
        Collection<String> collectionValues = hashMap.values();
        itr1 = collectionValues.iterator();
        while (itr1.hasNext())
            System.out.print( + "\t");
        System.out.println("the entry set of the map is ");
        Iterator<Entry<Integer, String> > eitr;
        Set<Entry<Integer, String> > entrySet = hashMap.entrySet();
        eitr = entrySet.iterator();
        while (eitr.hasNext()) 
            System.out.println( + "\t");
        System.out.println("the hash Map contains Key 3 :"
                           + hashMap.containsKey(3));
        System.out.println("the hash Map contains Value Mohan :"
            + hashMap.containsValue("Mohan"));
        System.out.println("the size of the hash Map is "
                           + hashMap.size());
        if (hashMap.isEmpty())
            System.out.println("the hash Map is empty");
            System.out.println("the hash Map is not empty");


the key set of the map is 
1    2    3    4    5    
the values of the map is 
Kapil    Nikhil    Sachin    Aakash    Ravi    
the entry set of the map is 
the hash Map contains Key 3 :true
the hash Map contains Value Mohan :false
the size of the hash Map is 5
the hash Map is empty

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