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What is the difference between enum and Enum?

 
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Can anyone please point out the differences between enum and Enum?

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Balaji N
 
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The former is a keyword, the latter a class name.
 
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Indeed,

Also if I'm not mistaken, "enum" was not a reserved keyword until Java 1.5.

I've worked with system that have code written in older version of Java, that uses 'enum' as a variable name everywhere. Bad idea as the moment you roll 1.5 in, the code doesn't compile due to the enum errors.

If you are updating/ writing code using older JRE, just don't do that.
 
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