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Java Tutorial - #18 - Garbage Collection

Category: Java - Author: Karl Hadwen

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The Java garbage collector can be a fairly complex topic to wrap your head around. There are three main sections of the Java garbage collector and they are the young, old and permanent generation. These three sections hold the non reachable objects and the reachable objects, as well as other things such as the garbage collection roots. I will also be going over how we clear objects from the garbage collector, focusing on deletion with compacting and marking.

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