What are the options to clone or copy a list in Python? Using new_list = my_list then modifies new_list every time my_list changes. Why is this?
What is the difference between a deep copy and a shallow copy?
Consider the code below: DummyBean dum = new DummyBean(); dum.setDummy("foo"); System.out.println(dum.getDummy()); // prints 'foo' DummyBean dumtwo = dum; System.out.println(dumtwo.getDummy()); // p...
I have a few files in the assets folder. I need to copy all of them to a folder say /sdcard/folder. I want to do this from within a thread. How do I do it?
It has always bothered me that the only way to copy a file in Java involves opening streams, declaring a buffer, reading in one file, looping through it, and writing it out to the other steam. The we...
How do I copy a file in Python? I couldn't find anything under os.
I have an array A which is constantly being updated. Lets say A = [1,2,3,4,5]. I need to make an exact duplicate copy of A and call it B. If A were to change to [6,7,8,9,10], B should still be [1,2,3,...
I want to copy the entire contents of a directory from one location to another in C#. There doesn't appear to be a way to do this using System.IO classes without lots of recursion. There is a method...
Why must a copy constructor be passed its parameter by reference?