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What Is a Class


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Instance
unique occurrence of an object; singular copy of an object
Class
the blueprint from which individual objects are created
syntax
Rules standardizing how code is read and written
Inheritance
using attributes and behaviors of one class to define another class
superclass
a class from which other classes are derived
subclass
a class derived from a superclass
interface
collection of methods lacking an implementation
package
a set of classes and interfaces
class library
set of packages
API
Application Programming Interface; specification used as an interface by software components for communication
Java API
a VERY large class Library
implementation
instantiated interface; unique instance of an interface after it has been applied (static)
Java Platform API Specification
the complete listing for all packages, interfaces, classes, fields, and methods supplied by the Java SE platform (http://docs.oracle.com/javase/7/docs/api/index.html)
extends
keyword used to specify inheritance (class car extends vehicle)
class
defines the implementation of a particular kind of object