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instance and object

shahzama pathan

Joined: Apr 23, 2009
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Is the instance of a class and object of a class are the same thing or different ? If they are different, whats the difference ?

Christophe Verré

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I've never heard of "object of a class". I would say "an object O, which is an instance of class A".

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