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mansi gupte
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What does return mean ?? if a method returns a value, to whom is it returned?/?


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Christophe Verré
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There's an explanation at Sun's tutorial. Are you using a book to learn ?


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Joseph Tsui
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the value will be return to the program that trigger this method.
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Here the otherMethod method calls the method method in the Foo class and the i + j + k is sent back to otherMethod where it says int i =.
 
It is sorta covered in the JavaRanch Style Guide.
 
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