Re: "Hello world!" without a public class?

"Aryeh M. Friedman" <>
Sun, 6 Jan 2013 10:48:08 -0800 (PST)
On inner classes:

First of all anytime I see more then one class in a .java file I tend to lu=
mp them together (i.e. make no distinction between nested and inner). Now =
that being said here is a good example of something that is easier to read =
then either (yes it does get compiled into something very close to inner cl=
asses [not nested if I remember the jargon correctly] but no where near as =

public enum Foo
    ACK {
       public void doSomething(SomeClass arg)
          do what ever for ACK
    BAR {
       public void doSomething(SomeClass arg)
         do what ever for BAR

public class Fred
     public void someMethod()
        SomeClass sc=new SomeClass(...);
        Foo[] arr=new Foo[]{ACK,BAR}; // typing this for this example so=
 being lazy on syntax

        for(Foo elem:arr)

and voila much more readable then putting a whole rats nest of stuff in the=
 initialization of arr

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