This week's book giveaway is in the OCAJP 8 forum. We're giving away four copies of OCA Java SE 8 Programmer I Study Guide and have Edward Finegan & Robert Liguori on-line! See this thread for details.
Instance variables, static variables, static overridden methods (it looks like it's an override, but actually hidden), and overloaded methods are all bound at compile time; and this kind of binding depends on the type of the reference variable and not on the object.
[ September 27, 2006: Message edited by: wise owen ]