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What is Externalizable in java

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When you want to write your own implementaion of serialization implement Externalizable interface which sub interface of Serialization. Whe you implement Externalizable interface you need implement readExternal() & writeExternal() methods of Externalizable interface.
 
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But how is it different from Serializable.

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When you implement Serializable, JVM will take care of the serialization but Externalizable the coder need to take care of logid of serialization by implementing Externalizable interface methods.
 
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