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what is jar file

laxmidhar prad
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Joined: Feb 05, 2006
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could u please tell me what is jar file .what is its roll in java
David O'Meara

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A JAR file is an archive of Java class files and resources. It is a way of bundling related java code into a single distributable resources rather than needing to send each class separately. You can typically open them in any program that supports ZIP files if you want to look inside.

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