hash table to hash map

How to convert
java.util.HashTable to java.util.HashMap

eg
I have
HashMap hashMap = new HashMap();
Hashtable hashtable = new Hashtable();

hashMap = hashTable????
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applekannaAsked:
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objectsCommented:
hashMap = new HashMap(hashtable);
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applekannaAuthor Commented:
hashMap.putValues(hashTable)  is this correct ....
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objectsCommented:
Should be hashMap.putAll(hashtable).
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tapasviCommented:
objects is right.
but one note here..you may need to synchronize hashmap externally if your application need threadsafety. (of course, in that case u wouldnt have dumped hashtable in first place...but some ppl dont use hashtable at all ..as they believe its not "true" collection..
anyways choice is yours)
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applekannaAuthor Commented:
Thx for ur help :)
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