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Tony Ben

Joined: Feb 14, 2006
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what is difference between Void and void .
Henry Wong

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Originally posted by Tony Ben:
what is difference between Void and void .

A method with a void return type is pretty much a method that returns nothing.

The java.lang.Void class is a class that is used to represent the void return type -- mainly needed by the reflection library.


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void is the data type
Void is the wrapper class of this type
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