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Difference between Default & Zero Constructor

faisal usmani
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Hi ,

I am not sure but i think there is a difference between a zero argument constructor given by a developer and the default constuctor made by Java compiler if no constuctor is given inside a class .

Can anybody of you help in understanding the difference between the two .

thanks is advance

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Ernest Friedman-Hill
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If you define one yourself, it can be public, protected, private, or default, and of course, it can contain arbitrary code. If you leave it up to the compiler to define one, it will be public if the class is public, or default-protected otherwise, and contain no code. But aside from that, there's no difference.

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faisal usmani
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Thanks Ernest , i got the point .

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