Modifiers and Packages

  • John Cowell
Part of the Essential Java Fast book series (ES)


One important aspect of good programming, and of object oriented programming in particular, is that you can break your applet or application into self contained sections and limit the access to these sections. Modifiers allow you to do this. They are a comprehensive set of prefixes, used when defining a class, method or variable.


Access Control Object Oriented Programming Accessor Method Directory Structure Access Modifier 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.


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© Springer-Verlag London 1997

Authors and Affiliations

  • John Cowell
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  1. 1.Department of Computer and Information SciencesDe Montfort UniversityMilton KeynesUK

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