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Why does Netbeans declare class name, and then another class name?

drew taylor
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Why does Netbeans declare class name, and then another class name/method() before the public static viod main (String[] args)?

Would it work if you just had? Whats the class ClassName() for? It looks like a method?

public class ClassName {

public static voud main (String[] args) {
Joanne Neal
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Do you mean something like thisThe MyClass 'method' you are talking about is a constructor. Netbeans probably creates a simple no arg constructor for you when you create a class. You can probably configure it not to do that.


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Joanne Neal
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And by the way, if you are not sure about the basic parts of the language, you are probably better off avoiding IDEs like Netbeans and using a simple text editor and the command line compiler to create your programs. IDEs do a lot of things for you automatically, which is good if you know the language, but confusing if you don't. Go thru the Java Basics Tutorial first before using an IDE. It will all make a lot more sense then
Ilja Preuss
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As far as I can tell, this is a duplicate of http://www.coderanch.com/t/408214/java/java/Netbeans-java-source-files


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