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Instance and Reference variables
Vallabhaneni Suresh Kumar
Joined: Mar 01, 2004
Aug 05, 2005 04:03:00
What is the difference between instance variable and reference variable?
author and iconoclast
Joined: Jul 08, 2003
Aug 05, 2005 04:52:00
They're overlapping things -- you can't divide all variables into one or the other category.
Instance variables are non-static members variables of a class. Reference variables are non-primitive variables -- i.e., all variables of class or interface type.
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