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Can an abstract class contain main() method or not?

Pratima Gupta
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Matthew Brown
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Hi Pratima. Welcome to the Ranch!

Your best bet is to try it - that will give you a much more reliable answer than a forum ever will (and faster too).
Pratima Gupta
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Thanks.............
BalaMurali dhar
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Campbell Ritchie
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Please read this, BalaMurali dhar, which appears at the beginninng of this forum:
We're all here to learn, so when responding to others, please focus on helping them discover their own solutions, instead of simply providing answers.
Matthew has correctly suggested Pratima Gupta try it. She will learn so much better by doing something for herself than by being told the answer, as you tried to do. Somebody has accordingly deleted your post, which is the right thing to do in the circumstances.
Pablo Abbate
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You have just one limitation regarding abstract classes. You can not instantiate one.

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