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Inner class

Jait Thomas
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Joined: Jul 03, 2003
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Can somebody tell me an instance in which we use inner class?

Jait Thomas<br />SCJP 1.2, SCWCD, SCDJWS 1.4 & 5.0
Kenneth Brooks

Joined: Feb 21, 2005
Posts: 9

The examples there aren't exactly the best. The most common use for inner classes is for event listeners (anonymous inner classes).
Hentay Duke
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Joined: Oct 27, 2004
Posts: 198

ActionListener as an inner class.
I agree. Here's the link:
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