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Inner class - question in K&B

 
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chapter 8: Inner classes

Question 8:
public class Foo{
Foo(){Sytstem.out.print("foo");}
class Bar{
Bar(){Sytstem.out.print("hi");}
}

public static void main(String[] args){
Foo f = new Foo();
f.makeBar();

void makeBar(){
(new Bar()){}).go();
}
}
}
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Just trying to understand the line:
(new Bar()){}).go();
This is considered to be an anonymous class but at the same time is this is a mathod-local inner class as well?
[couldn't find any such examples in the book either under anonymous class or method-local class]
Can anyone give a better explanation?
 
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This doesn't even compile.
 
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The code you've posted has:
  • One misplaced brace.
  • One missing brace.
  • One extra parenthesis.
  • A misspelled class name (twice).
  • A call to a method that doesn't exist.
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    Originally posted by jibs parap:
    ... This is considered to be an anonymous class but at the same time is this is a mathod-local inner class as well?


    This anonymous class definition happens to be within a method body (once you've corrected the details), but it's not technically a "local class." According to JLS - 14.3 Local Class Declarations, "A local class is a nested class (�8) that is not a member of any class and that has a name."
    [ April 14, 2007: Message edited by: marc weber ]
     
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    Thanks Marc and all for the help.
     
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    Originally posted by marc weber:
    The code you've posted has:

  • One misplaced brace.
  • One missing brace.
  • One extra parenthesis.
  • A misspelled class name (twice).
  • A call to a method that doesn't exist.

  • And NOT posted in the code block.
     
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    And if it was posted in a block would not be indented anyway.
     
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