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methods (class and instance)
Joined: Sep 03, 2007
Oct 28, 2007 00:46:00
whats the difference between class methods and instance methods?!
Joined: Aug 31, 2004
Oct 28, 2007 00:52:00
A class method is declared with the keyword "static." This means it can be called using the class, even if no instance of that class is created.
An instance method is not static. It must be called using an instance.
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