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Javaclass file to java source file

Jilani Khaja Gulam

Joined: Mar 11, 2006
Posts: 3
How can i convert javaclass files( *.class file ) to java source files
( *.java file ), First is this is possible, if yes how it can be done. For this any tools are available?

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Khaja Gulam Jilani

Ulf Dittmer

Joined: Mar 22, 2005
Posts: 41621
It is possible in general, although there are ways of making it harder to achieve this, and of making the result hard to interpret. One tool that does a good job is Jode (on SourceForge).

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It is sorta covered in the JavaRanch Style Guide.
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