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Java Java Objects (Retired) Meet Objects Creating Classes

Since it's a public class, is it necessary to make the fields public within the code blocks?

If I'm thinking right, in the code

public class PezDispenser { public String characterName }

since the class PezDispenser is public, I figured it would imply that the body of code assigned to it would also automatically become public.

1 Answer

Public is usually used as a access modifier quite rarely. Here it's used just for demonstration purposes.

However, to answer your question. In java you must specify the access modifier. Always.

In some languages like c++ the default access modifier is private

So just keep on with the course and you'll get familiar with this quite quickly.

Awesome, thank you for the help :)