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is a static final variable a class variable??

yuvraj kotegar
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example

class Abc {
public static final int BOSS=10;

}

is it a class variable???
Rob Spoor
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Yes it is.


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yuvraj kotegar
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Thanks Rob for the quick reply.
marc weber
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But do you see why it's a class variable?


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chander shivdasani
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The values of Static variables are persistent across all the objects in a particular class. In other words, Only one copy of the variable is maintained for the whole class.

Hence,Static variables are called as Class variables.


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