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instantiating a static object
Joined: May 16, 2006
Sep 19, 2007 02:56:00
I came across a code which is something like this..
A = new Test() where Test is a class. I am not able to understand the reason for using the static keyword here. I want to know what purpose it serves.
Thanks in advance.
Jesper de Jong
Joined: Aug 16, 2005
Sep 19, 2007 05:00:00
'static' means in this case that the variable A is a static member variable.
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