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Java: Best way of converting List<Integer> to List<String>

There is a list of integers, List<Integer> and I"d like to convert all the integer objects into Strings, thus finishing up with a new List<String>.

Naturally, I could create a new List<String> and loop through the list calling String.valueOf() for each integer, but I was wondering if there was a better (read: more automatic) way of doing it?

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you can iterate and instantiate is the only way to do this. Something like (for others potential help, since I'm sure you know how to do this)

List<Integer> oldList = ...

/* Specify the size of the list up front to prevent resizing. */

List<String> newList = new ArrayList<String>(oldList.size()) 

for (Integer myInt : oldList) { 

  newList.add(String.valueOf(myInt)); 

}


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