Making Your Own Classes
IN THIS CHAPTER
Creating your own class
Looking at the pieces of a class declaration
Finding out about class fields
Adding methods to your classes
Using the this keyword
Using the new record feature in Java 14
Okay, class, it's time to learn how to create your own classes.
In this chapter, you discover the basics of creating classes in Java. All Java programs use or consist of classes, so you’ve already seen many examples of classes. You’ve seen class headers such as
public class GuessingGame and static methods such as
public static void main. Now, in this chapter, I show you how to create programs that have more than one class.
Declaring a Class
All classes must be defined by a class declaration — lines of code that provide ...