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    Arrow With out main class run a program

    can u any one tell me that, with out a main class can u run the code ....in java


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    Default Re: With out main class run a program

    Welcome to the Forum! Please read this topic to learn how to post code correctly and other useful tips for newcomers.

    It's not a simple yes/no answer. The main() method is the entry point for a Java application. However, a Java applet does not require a main() method, and classes that support an application but do not stand on their own as applications need not have a main() method.

    There is at least one instructional IDE that allows the running of classes meant to be the entry point of an application without a main() method. I don't understand why, but it's someone's idea of a good way to learn the language even though it's contrary to how Java works in the real world.

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