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Java Array Exercises: Arrange the elements of a given array of integers where all positive integers appear before all the negative integers

Java Array: Exercise-49 with Solution

Write a Java program to arrange the elements of a given array of integers where all positive integers appear before all the negative integers.

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Java Array Exercises: Arrange the elements of a given array of integers where all positive  integers appear before all the negative integers

Sample Solution:

Java Code:

import java.util.Arrays;
public class Main {

    public static void main(String[] args) {
       int arra_nums[] = {-4, 8, 6, -5, 6, -2, 1, 2, 3, -11};
       System.out.println("Original array : "+Arrays.toString(arra_nums)); 
       int j,temp,arr_size;

        arr_size = arra_nums.length;
        for (int i = 0; i <arr_size; i++){
            j = i;  
            
           //Shift positive numbers left, negative numbers right
         
            while ((j > 0) && (arra_nums[j] >0) && (arra_nums[j-1] < 0)){
                  temp = arra_nums[j];
                  arra_nums[j] = arra_nums[j-1];
                  arra_nums[j-1] = temp;
                  j--;
            }
        }
       System.out.println("New array : "+Arrays.toString(arra_nums)); 
    }       
 }

Sample Output:

Original array : [-4, 8, 6, -5, 6, -2, 1, 2, 3, -11]
New array : [8, 6, 6, 1, 2, 3, -4, -5, -2, -11]

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Java: Tips of the Day

Array vs ArrayLists:

The main difference between these two is that an Array is of fixed size so once you have created an Array you cannot change it but the ArrayList is not of fixed size. You can create instances of ArrayLists without specifying its size. So if you create such instances of an ArrayList without specifying its size Java will create an instance of an ArrayList of default size.

Once an ArrayList is full it re-sizes itself. In fact, an ArrayList is internally supported by an array. So when an ArrayList is resized it will slow down its performance a bit as the contents of the old Array must be copied to a new Array.

At the same time, it's compulsory to specify the size of an Array directly or indirectly while creating it. And also Arrays can store both primitives and objects while ArrayLists only can store objects.

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