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When To Create an Instance of an Imported Class
Hi Treehouse, In this video Craig creates a new instance of the java.util.Random class he imported at the top of the file
Random random = new Random();
Why didn't he create new instances when he imported 'java.util.Arrays' or 'java.util.Comparator'?
Brendon Butler4,254 Points
The simple answer is that you can't.
The top part of a class, before your class declaration is there for reference purposes. This is where you would put imports and package declarations. It's essentially used to tell the compiler what classes are used within a java file.
Here are some references to take a look at: