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Inner Classes???

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Joined: Oct 13, 2000
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could somebody point me towards some resources for Inner Classes?
Frankly I am getting pretty confused about the whole concept!!!
Are there any web links/tutorials exclusively for the same?
Thanks in advance,
Serge Plourde
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Joined: Jun 23, 2000
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Hi Deb,
One purpose of inner classes is to enable you to imbed an object which has access to all the members of the enclosing class(es) (If I'm wrong, could somebody out there please correct me?). Especially if that class is closely related to the enclosing class(es).
Did you try Sun's online/downloadable tutorials?
They're available at:
If you want a good book, free, try this one Thinking in Java:
...and look for "inner class" in the DocIndex.html.

Hope this helps.
Have a good day.
[This message has been edited by Serge Plourde (edited October 23, 2000).]
Glen Tanner
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Joined: Oct 13, 2000
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Thank you Serge and Glen ,
I'll be sure to check out u'r links
In face I just checked out the Campfire story is really excellent...thanks again
[This message has been edited by Debabrata Deb (edited October 24, 2000).]
I agree. Here's the link:
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