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Posted on    March-26-2014 1:52 AM

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Sumit Kesarwani

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Posted on    March-26-2014 12:00 AM

Java supports shallow cloning of objects by default when a class implements the java.lang.Cloneable interface.

Deep cloning through serialization is faster to develop and easier to maintain but carries a performance overhead.

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