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Greenhorn
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hi folks i want to know the real significance of the method class.forName()?
can we use it for load classes other than jdbc ?
awaiting for eloberated reply..
thanks
 
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Yes.

If you want me to elaborate, yes, you can use it to load any class.
 
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You can use it to create object at runtime , just by the classname.(and offcourse the .class file should be there in the classpath )
 
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