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Can a class be declared inside a interface?

 
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I got this question from here


What is the usage of this kind of declaration?
 
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Yes you can!!

You can even implement this interface and make an object of this "inner static" class... see the code below




My friend.... you were too kind to declare that inner class "public static" and the interface as "abstract"... these are implicit!!

I think my explanation is correct..... if not, blame it to the beer..... normally i don't "drink and drive"!!
 
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Thanks a lot...BTW, Can we 'override' that class declaration in our implementation class?
 
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no you can't because ... it is implicitly final and static
 
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i did not get the last question..... overriding a class? i only heard of overriding method....
 
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Lalit Mehra wrote:no you can't because ... it is implicitly final and static



OMG! I forgot it thanks.....
 
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Lokesh Duseja wrote: i did not get the last question..... overriding a class? i only heard of overriding method....


+1, there is nothing like overriding a class
Classes declared inside of interfaces are not final
 
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Ankit Garg wrote:

Lokesh Duseja wrote: i did not get the last question..... overriding a class? i only heard of overriding method....


+1, there is nothing like overriding a class
Classes declared inside of interfaces are not final



I hope no one ever does that in production
 
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Deepak Bala wrote:I hope no one ever does that in production


Why not, the programmer can win an Obfuscated Code Contest with it
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