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Abdul Kader
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Joined: Apr 11, 2007
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How can we give a comment in between methods so that other developer can understand the functionality easily? I do follow some methods to do that, however I am interested to know any standard way to do this. Because already have javadocs which will help us to create the documentation for the java class, like wise is there any way comments in Java Class´┐Ż
Rob Spoor

Joined: Oct 27, 2005
Posts: 20276

There are three types of comments in Java:
- single line comments start with //, and end when the line ends
- multi line comments start with /* and end with */
- JavaDoc comments start with /** and end with /*

Now you can use any of these comment types anywhere in your code. JavaDoc just has special meaning, but it can still be placed inside methods. It just won't have any JavaDoc created then, but it is possible.

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