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I am trying to do a task. I have a list of people’s names “John”,”Mike”,”Sam”. How can I remove all the names named “Mike”? Can you please help me?

I am getting few errors in the below code:

package QA1;

import java.awt.List;
import java.util.ArrayList;
import java.util.Scanner;

public class JavaRemoveNameArray {
	String[] myStrArray = {"John","Mike","Sam"};
	System.out.println("Before: "+Arrays.toString(myStrArray));
	List<String> myList = new ArrayList<String>(Arrays.asList(myStrArray));
	myStrArray = myList.toArray(new String[0]);
	System.out.println("After: "+Arrays.toString(myStrArray));


Edited by newcoder1010
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public static Object[] remove(Object[] array, Object element) {
    if (array.length > 0) {
        int index = -1;
        for (int i = 0; i < array.length; i++) {
            if (array[i].equals(element)) {
                index = i;
        if (index >= 0) {
            Object[] copy = (Object[]) Array.newInstance(array.getClass()
                    .getComponentType(), array.length - 1);
            if (copy.length > 0) {
                System.arraycopy(array, 0, copy, 0, index);
                System.arraycopy(array, index + 1, copy, index, copy.length - index);
            return copy;
    return array;


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