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This program demonstrates the use of a map with key type String and value type Employee

   This program is a part of the companion code for Core Java 8th ed.

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import java.util.HashMap;
import java.util.Map;

 * This program demonstrates the use of a map with key type String and value type Employee.
 * @version 1.10 2004-08-02
 * @author Cay Horstmann
public class MapTest
   public static void main(String[] args)
      Map<String, Employee> staff = new HashMap<String, Employee>();
      staff.put("144-25-5464", new Employee("Amy Lee"));
      staff.put("567-24-2546", new Employee("Harry Hacker"));
      staff.put("157-62-7935", new Employee("Gary Cooper"));
      staff.put("456-62-5527", new Employee("Francesca Cruz"));

      // print all entries


      // remove an entry


      // replace an entry

      staff.put("456-62-5527", new Employee("Francesca Miller"));

      // look up a value


      // iterate through all entries

      for (Map.Entry<String, Employee> entry : staff.entrySet())
         String key = entry.getKey();
         Employee value = entry.getValue();
         System.out.println("key=" + key + ", value=" + value);

 * A minimalist employee class for testing purposes.
class Employee
    * Constructs an employee with $0 salary.
    * @param n the employee name
   public Employee(String n)
      name = n;
      salary = 0;

   public String toString()
      return "[name=" + name + ", salary=" + salary + "]";

   private String name;
   private double salary;


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