This week's book giveaway is in the OCAJP forum.
We're giving away four copies of Programmer's Guide to Java SE 8 Oracle Certified Associate (OCA) and have Khalid A Mughal & Rolf W Rasmussen on-line!
See this thread for details.
Win a copy of Programmer's Guide to Java SE 8 Oracle Certified Associate (OCA) this week in the OCAJP forum!
  • Post Reply
  • Bookmark Topic Watch Topic
  • New Topic

const keyword in Java

 
Kaarthick Ramamoorthy
Greenhorn
Posts: 23
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
Hi to all,

Why const keyword has been reserved in Java?. What is the purpose of reserving it?.
 
Praveen Babu
Ranch Hand
Posts: 138
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
From JLS,

The keywords const and goto are reserved, even though they are not currently used. This may allow a Java compiler to produce better error messages if these C++ keywords incorrectly appear in programs.
 
  • Post Reply
  • Bookmark Topic Watch Topic
  • New Topic