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third party library

viaks naik

Joined: Jun 25, 2007
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Are third party library available along with source code noramlly,if not can we extend them from class files directly?
Jesper de Jong
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There are lots of open source third party libraries for Java. Have a look at the Apache Jakarta Commons libraries for example. There is also a lot of open source Java software available on SourceForge and on

To be able to extend a class, you don't need its source code.

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