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Nested Classes in the Exam

Tony Alicea

Joined: Jan 30, 2000
Posts: 3222
Before I forget, the term "inner classes" in the exam includes static nested classes. So be careful. In other words, use "loose language" when reading "inner classes" in the exam. I hope they change the wording in the future. I had to guess that's what they meant, and the only thing that gave me a hunch was the simplicity of the topic as treated in the exam. It doesn't try to get too technical on that.

In 'real life' (I hate that term; how many lives are there? I know of only one) inner classes do not include static nested classes. The term nested should be used. Inner are one type of nested classes.
FINALLY: Remember I just got a random sampling of 59 questions and the test is not always the same.

Tony Alicea
Senior Java Web Application Developer, SCPJ2, SCWCD
It is sorta covered in the JavaRanch Style Guide.
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