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How to initialize a static Map using Eclipse Collections

Initializing a Map using Eclipse Collections is simple and flexible.

Using the object and primitive Map factories

I answered the following question on Stack Overflow almost a decade ago.

If you create a MutableMap in Eclipse Collections using empty and withKeyValue, you can then chain as many key / value combinations as you need. As a final conversion step, you can make the Map synchronized (asSynchronized), unmodifiable (asUnmodifiable) or immutable (toImmutable).

Using empty, withKeyValue, asUnmodifiable, and toImmutable to create Maps

I show more examples of creating Maps, Lists, Sets, and Bags fluently using Eclipse Collections in the following blog.

Thanks for reading! Enjoy!

I am the creator of and a Committer for the Eclipse Collections OSS project which is managed at the Eclipse Foundation. Eclipse Collections is open for contributions.

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Donald Raab

Donald Raab

Java Champion. Creator of the Eclipse Collections OSS Java library (http://www.eclipse.org/collections/). Inspired by Smalltalk. Opinions are my own.