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Static Methods in RMI RemoteInterface

Ray Dawson
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Joined: Sep 16, 2011
Posts: 75
I'm now building the RMI RemoteInterface where I have to give the methods of the server that the client can use.

But in the server I have many static methods which gives out an error as I add them to the interface.

As I remove the static from them, I get the error

So shall I remove the static variables & methods from the entire server class ?
Or how shall I proceed ?
Roel De Nijs

Joined: Jul 19, 2004
Posts: 8408

Do you have SCJP/OCPJP certification? Then you should know static methods can not be added to an interface. You should also know that you can access static members from an instance method, but accessing instance members from a static method will give you a compiler error.

SCJA, SCJP (1.4 | 5.0 | 6.0), SCJD
Himai Minh
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Joined: Jul 29, 2012
Posts: 1120
Hello Ray buddy,
I recommend you to read Terry and Andrew Monkhouse's SCJD study guide for reference. It is very helpful and it provide some information about RMI.
You can also visit Oracle's tutorial about RMI.

I agree. Here's the link:
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