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Writing the main method header

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When writing the main method header can you substitute any word for the word <main>? Is this just a name you assign the header, similar to how you can assign any name to a static method, or is it apart of the special wording that makes the program work?
asked Aug 24 in CSC 211 (F17) by Matthew Kuechenberg (100 points)

1 Answer

+2 votes
When you use the "main" keyword for a method, it indicates that the method is the "main method", which Java will automatically run first. So "main" is important and cannot be substituted by any other keywords.
answered Aug 25 by Minh Ta (100 points)
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