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Anonymous Classes doubt

Deepak Borania
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Can someone please elaborate on Anonymous classes and tell me what they are used for.I am using Horton's Beginning Java, which isn't clear on the subject.

Ulf Dittmer

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Maybe the "Nested Classes" chapter in the Sun Java tutorial does a better job:
Deepak Borania
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It just has one line on Anonymous classes, in which it says it's for advanced users.

Can someone please help me understand Anonymous Classes?
Nitish Bangera
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I guess if you reached annonymous classes then you may be knowing annonymous arrays. Its the same Like array we are creating a new array without a name. In annonymous classes we are creating classes without a name but not just any class but the a subclass which has no name. Annonymous classes can be used to subclass an abstract class and also implement an interface directly. Well all other concepts are same as subclasses as annonymous classes.

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Deepak Borania
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hmm.....starting to get the hang of it....thanks guys

I agree. Here's the link:
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