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LinkedBlockingDeque removeAll() method in Java with Examples

  • Last Updated : 22 Jul, 2021

The removeAll() method of LinkedBlockingDeque is an in-built function is Java which is used to remove from this deque all of its elements that are contained in the specified collection. That means, all the common elements these two collections are removed from this deque.
Syntax: 
 

public boolean removeAll(Collection c)

Parameters: This method takes collection c as a parameter containing elements to be removed from this list.
Return Value: This method returns true if this deque changed as a result of the call.
Exceptions: This method throws NULL Pointer Exception if the specified collection is Null.
Below program illustrates the removeAll() function of LinkedBlockingDeque class:
Example 1: 
 

Java




// Java Program Demonstrate removeAll()
// method of LinkedBlockingDeque
 
import java.util.concurrent.LinkedBlockingDeque;
import java.util.*;
 
public class GFG {
    public static void main(String[] args)
        throws IllegalStateException
    {
 
        // create object of LinkedBlockingDeque
        LinkedBlockingDeque<Integer> LBD
            = new LinkedBlockingDeque<Integer>();
 
        // Add numbers to end of LinkedBlockingDeque
        LBD.add(11);
        LBD.add(22);
        LBD.add(33);
        LBD.add(44);
 
        // print deque
        System.out.println("Linked Blocking Deque: "
                           + LBD);
 
        // create object of ArrayList collection
        ArrayList<Integer> ArrLis
            = new ArrayList<Integer>();
 
        // Add number to ArrayList
        ArrLis.add(55);
        ArrLis.add(11);
        ArrLis.add(23);
        ArrLis.add(22);
 
        // print ArrayList
        System.out.println("ArrayList to be removed: "
                           + ArrLis);
 
        // function removeAll() removes all
        // the common elements from deque
        LBD.removeAll(ArrLis);
 
        // print deque
        System.out.println("Current Linked Blocking Deque: "
                           + LBD);
    }
}
Output
Linked Blocking Deque: [11, 22, 33, 44]
ArrayList to be removed: [55, 11, 23, 22]
Current Linked Blocking Deque: [33, 44]

Example 2: 
 

Java




// Java Program Demonstrate removeAll()
// method of LinkedBlockingDeque
 
import java.util.concurrent.LinkedBlockingDeque;
import java.util.*;
 
public class GFG {
    public static void main(String[] args)
        throws IllegalStateException
    {
 
        // create object of LinkedBlockingDeque
        LinkedBlockingDeque<String> LBD
            = new LinkedBlockingDeque<String>();
 
        // Add numbers to end of LinkedBlockingDeque
        LBD.add("geeks");
        LBD.add("Geeks");
        LBD.add("gfg");
        LBD.add("Gfg");
 
        // print deque
        System.out.println("Linked Blocking Deque: "
                           + LBD);
 
        // create object of ArrayList collection
        ArrayList<String> ArrLis
            = new ArrayList<String>();
 
        // Add number to ArrayList
        ArrLis.add("GeeksforGeeks");
        ArrLis.add("Geeks");
        ArrLis.add("gfg");
        ArrLis.add("Gfg");
 
        // print ArrayList
        System.out.println("ArrayList: "
                           + ArrLis);
 
        // function removeAll() removes all
        // the common elements from deque
        LBD.removeAll(ArrLis);
 
        // print deque
        System.out.println("Linked Blocking Deque: "
                           + LBD);
    }
}
Output
Linked Blocking Deque: [geeks, Geeks, gfg, Gfg]
ArrayList: [GeeksforGeeks, Geeks, gfg, Gfg]
Linked Blocking Deque: [geeks]

Reference: https://docs.oracle.com/javase/9/docs/api/java/util/concurrent/LinkedBlockingDeque.html#removeAll-java.util.Collection-
 

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