What are the access modifiers available?There are five different access modifiers:
public: It specifies that it can be accessed by anyone.
private: Private declared variables, classes or functions can be accessed only by the member functions. No one from outside the class can access them.
protected: This access specifier is useful in a hierarchy wherein an access can be given only to the child classes.
internal: These limit an access only within an assembly. Its is similar to a friend function of C++.
protected internal: These limit the access within the assembly and to the child classes in the hierarchy