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Rajeev Kadam

Joined: Nov 10, 2003
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can we write a java application without main which prints message on console
using System.out.println()??
Michael Yuan
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no a j2me question. move to JiG (beginner).

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Joel McNary

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How do you write a java application without a main method? Are you talking about an applet?
In any case, I don't think that this is a possibility. If you somehow start your application through a means whereby it does not have a console window, you will have to redirect your System.out calls to have it display wherever you want. In order to diplay to a system console, you would have to know which console and other bits of system-level information that Java does not provide.
You could, of course, write your own console class and have the data directed there.

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