This week's book giveaway is in the OCPJP forum. We're giving away four copies of OCA/OCP Java SE 7 Programmer I & II Study Guide and have Kathy Sierra & Bert Bates on-line! See this thread for details.
private member is not accessible to a child class !!!... its only accessible within the class.. Also, if u change from public to private, the method method1() cannot be overriden since it is not available to the child... It can be just hidden...Hope this helps