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Static block and static variable
Joined: Jan 24, 2006
Aug 02, 2006 23:54:00
Can anybody clearly explain me that what is executed first? A Static block, a static method or static variables? What is sequence of execution of these following lines?
public class Static
int x = 5;
static int x,y;
public static void main(
System.out.println(x + y + ++x);
public static void myMethod()
y = x++ + ++x;
What will be the output? If you move the statis block below the static variable decalaration, why the output remains same.....
Please reply as soon as possible.
Joined: Jul 28, 2006
Aug 03, 2006 00:35:00
As for i understood, the var i defined in the static block is no way affecting the output..because...its scope is confined to that block...
So the output will be 3
And if you define static block something like below.
static int x,y;
x = 5;
Output will be 23
Here order matters...if you interchange the stmts, you will get compilation error " illegal forward reference"...
So if static methods are initializing any of the static var then order matters..
That is what my understanding...
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