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class/instance methods represented in memory?

Val Pecaoco
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Are class/instance methods represented or created in memory like class/instance variables, or just in the bytecode file (.class)?
Thanks.
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Valentin Crettaz
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Methods are stored in the method area. See JVMS 3.5.4 Method Area for more information.


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Val Pecaoco
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Thanks, Val (my namesake!)
Geez, do I still have to read the JVMS in addition to the JLS in preparation for the exam?!?!
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Valentin Crettaz
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No you don't need to
 
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