Common comments in java language help explain the details of the code. But in complete opposite the java language supports a special type of comment known as a doc comment that helps document the api of the code. You might be asking why is this a good a idea? I will tell you why not only because everyone uses the same “standard” making it a zip and a pleasure to browse threw the Java API but also because it helps document your class, interface, methods, and fields how awesome is that! The documentation can include simple html tags and other special keywords that provide even more flexibility on how the program is described. But don’t worry the compiler just ignores them but they can be extracted and automatically turned into gorgeous HTML documentation by the javadoc Program.
I always had a passion for the field of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) and I knew I wanted to do something to make a difference in the world. I just didn’t know where to start. I was an immigrant in a new country, grew up in a tough environment, and wasn’t sure how… Read More