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Destructors ?

 
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How come there are no destructors in Java language? Is there any specific reason for that?
 
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Java uses a garbabe collection system to reclaim objects that are no longer needed, which is one of the main responsibilities of a destructor. However, if an object holds onto any resources such as a database connection or a socket, a finalize() method can take care of closing those.
 
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