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Ian Z
Ian Z
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whats going on in this java snippet? is it a method?

public class Question1 
    public static Object[] question1()

the beginning of a java snippet contains this, i understand the first line declares class but what is third line doing? is at a method that returns Object array? what is Object

1 Answer

Yes, the method returns an array of type Object. Object is the root class that all classes are derived from in Java.

Here's what the documentation says: Java 8 Object