This week's book giveaway is in the OO, Patterns, UML and Refactoring forum. We're giving away four copies of Refactoring for Software Design Smells: Managing Technical Debt and have Girish Suryanarayana, Ganesh Samarthyam & Tushar Sharma on-line! See this thread for details.
I notice that when using the console to compile java files that the resulting *.class files are stored in the same directory with the *.java files. Is it critical that all class files be stored in a 'classes' folder other than for ease of eyes? TIA doco