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Which is a better practise and why?

kshitij kaushik
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which is a better practice and why? Writing whole source code in a single java file or writing individual java files for each class or mix of both.....
please answer.....


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Sagar Rohankar
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SUN recommends "class per file", For more details, look here !


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Seetharaman Venkatasamy
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kshitij kaushik wrote:whole source code in a single java file


Dear kshitij , what do you mean ?
Rob Spoor
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I think he means this:

All in the same file, with at most one of the classes public.


Except for little test cases, I would really discourage this approach. With each class in its own file, there is a better overview of where you can find each class. If everything is in one file you have to do a search first.


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kshitij kaushik
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okey.....Thanks a lot guys for giving your precious time for my query.....
 
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