This week's book giveaway is in the OO, Patterns, UML and Refactoring forum. We're giving away four copies of Refactoring for Software Design Smells: Managing Technical Debt and have Girish Suryanarayana, Ganesh Samarthyam & Tushar Sharma on-line! See this thread for details.
Local variables in static and non-static methods are of course only initialized when the method is called. The order of execution of static blocks and static variable initialization is depending on the code, as far as I know! [ July 23, 2008: Message edited by: Sid Murrey ]