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deepesh mathur
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Joined: Aug 13, 2007
Posts: 39
hey ranchers,
i want to ask that

public static void main(String Args[]){
public static void main(String[] Args){

what's the diffrence between the two???
and what for this change is done??
venkat kaka

Joined: Sep 27, 2007
Posts: 10
i think there is no change in both of main statement it's all about declaration of string array the first one is recomonded by sun.

venkat kaka

Joined: Sep 27, 2007
Posts: 10
the second statement public static void main(String[] args) is recmonded by sun.
Fu Dong Jia
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Joined: May 23, 2007
Posts: 131
I am agree with venkat kaka !

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Jesper de Jong
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In Java, if you declare an array variable, you can put the [] either before or after the variable name. These two are exactly the same:

The first form is the recommended form. The second form only exists because this is how you declare arrays in C and C++, and the Java language designers probably wanted to make Java easier to understand for C and C++ programmers.

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Kelvin Chenhao Lim
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Joined: Oct 20, 2007
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Also, note that as of Java 1.5, you can also declare main as "public static void main(String... args)".

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