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Object meaning

Manoj Paul
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Joined: Jan 18, 2007
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What is object in Java?

Campbell Ritchie

Joined: Oct 13, 2005
Posts: 43905
Should be asked on the beginners' forum.

It measn the same as "object" in other object-oriented languages, eg Eiffel, C#, Simula. It measn a computerised representation of "something" which has data (attributes, in Java called fields) and behaviour (it does something, which in Java is expressed through its methods).

What colour is a car?

"car" means a "class." "A car" is an "object."
The "car" class can accommodate colour, speed, direction, fuel consumption, engine type, etc, etc, etc.
"A car" might be a RED FORD, travelling SOUTH at 45 mph, using 1 gallon fuel for every 40 miles, with a Diesel engine.

You should know where to find the Java Tutorials, the Javaranch beginners' FAQ, etc. There are lots of websites which help to explain what an object is.
Have you checked out Aspose?
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