To practice making Arraylists of objects and using String methods
For this lab, you will write a program which reads in a list of names and prints them out in a different format. Names will be read in using a "Lastname, Firstname" format such as "Smith, Alice". They should be printed out using the more familiar "Firstname Lastname" format, such as "Alice Smith".
The names should also be printed out in alphabetical order, by last name. In order to accomplish this, you will need to be read them into an Arraylist, then sort them, and then swap the first and last names.
Note that both first names (such as "Billy Joe") and last names (such as "van Dijk") can have spaces in them. Furthermore, the sorting by last name should be done regardless of case. So the last name "van Dijk" should come before that of "Walters". In order to do this, you can pass an extra parameter to Collections.sort:
If your program is given the following input:
Smith, Mark Robertson, Anna Lee de la Cruz, Maria Anderson, Louis Thompson, Zoe Clark, Paul
Then it should produce the following output:
1. Louis Anderson 2. Paul Clark 3. Maria de la Cruz 4. Anna Lee Robertson 5. Mark Smith 6. Zoe Thompson
When you are done, please submit the Java code under the assignment in Canvas.
A solution to this lab can be found in Roster.java.
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