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Static and Dynamic class loading

Ravi Kiran Va
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Can anybody let me know what is meant by static class loading and Dynamic class loading ??

From one of the book it is said described as
Static class loading is

Dynamic Class Loading :

Is this correct ??

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Pushkar Choudhary

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See if this article helps you in any way.
Seetharaman Venkatasamy
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Joined: Jan 28, 2008
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there is *nothing* called static class loading in java

Pushkar Choudhary wrote:See if this article helps you in any way.

It is irrelevent to the OP 's Question .

@OP: see this Javaranch discussion . particularly, *Ernest Friedman-Hill* reply
David Newton

Joined: Sep 29, 2008
Posts: 12617

I agree, "static class loading" is misleading. The difference is when we're deciding what class to load--not when it's loaded.
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