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what are implicit references in java

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I have hears about implicit references in java. I guess ita something like java putting some code in a class which we didnt write.

Please explain what exactly it is and when and how its done

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Question by:Rohit Bajaj
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The only type of implicit reference I'm aware of in Java is when you create an inner class:

public class Outer {
    public class Inner {
    }
}

The Inner class has a reference to the Outer class, which I guess you could call "implicit" because you don't create this as a developer.

Is this what you mean?  It might be good to get a bit more context on where you are hearing about this.

Doug
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