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Store user-defined objects in arraylist

import java.util.ArrayList;
public class MainClass {
  public static void main(String[] a) {
    ArrayList<Employee> emps = new ArrayList<Employee>();
    emps.add(new Employee("A", "G"));
    emps.add(new Employee("T", "A"));
    emps.add(new Employee("K", "J"));


    Employee e = emps.get(1);


class Address {

class Employee {
  private String lastName;

  private String firstName;

  private Double salary;

  public Address address;

  public Employee(String lastName, String firstName) {
    this.lastName = lastName;
    this.firstName = firstName;
    this.address = new Address();


  public String getLastName() {
    return this.lastName;

  public void setLastName(String lastName) {
    this.lastName = lastName;

  public String getFirstName() {
    return this.firstName;

  public void setFirstName(String firstName) {
    this.firstName = firstName;

  public double getSalary() {
    return this.salary;

  public void setSalary(double salary) {
    this.salary = salary;


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