What is a .class file and how do you make them?


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    Exclamation What is a .class file and how do you make them?

    Exactly what the title said.
    What is a .class file and how do you make them?

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    It is a compiled java file. You make them by compiling java classes

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    byte code

    Say your source file is Test.java


    Test.java --> javac (compiler) --> Test.class (byte code) -->
    --> JVM interprets the bytecode of the class file and converts it to operating system specific instructions.
    Arul

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