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The Class File Lifestyle
June 1, 1996 8:34 AM
A key component of Java is the Java class file -- a precisely defined file format to which Java programs are compiled. The class file can be loaded by any Java Virtual Machine implementation and is the vehicle for the transmission of compiled Java across networks. Here's a hands-on introduction to the Java class file.
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