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what is the need of inner class

 
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hi,
would u please tell me the definition and need of inner classes

Thanks in advance.
 
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The Java� Tutorial - Nested Classes

Note: an inner class is a special kind of nested class.
 
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Also see the JavaRanch campfire story, "Getting in touch with your inner class."
 
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One practical use of inner classes that I am increasingly adopting in my own work is for callbacks. See http://static.springframework.org/spring/docs/1.2.x/reference/orm.html#d0e7496 for an example
 
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http://java.sun.com/docs/books/tutorial/java/javaOO/innerclasses.html
http://www.javaworld.com/javaworld/javaqa/2000-03/02-qa-innerclass.html
http://builder.com.com/5100-6386-5035155.html

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