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2 - File Names

This section lists commonly used file suffixes and names.

2.1 File Suffixes

Java Software uses the following file suffixes:

File Type Suffix
Java source .java
Java bytecode .class

2.2 Common File Names

Frequently used file names include:

File Name Use
GNUmakefile The preferred name for makefiles. We use gnumake to build our software.
README The preferred name for the file that summarizes the contents of a particular directory.