This week's book giveaway is in the OCAJP 8 forum.
We're giving away four copies of OCA Java SE 8 Programmer I Study Guide and have Edward Finegan & Robert Liguori on-line!
See this thread for details.
The moose likes Beginning Java and the fly likes objects Big Moose Saloon
  Search | Java FAQ | Recent Topics | Flagged Topics | Hot Topics | Zero Replies
Register / Login

Win a copy of OCA Java SE 8 Programmer I Study Guide this week in the OCAJP 8 forum!
JavaRanch » Java Forums » Java » Beginning Java
Bookmark "objects" Watch "objects" New topic


Gregor Pavlic

Joined: Sep 12, 2012
Posts: 1

I'm new here and I need help...
If I create objects like this...

Can I access the data for individual object, or can't I??

Campbell Ritchie

Joined: Oct 13, 2005
Posts: 44559

Welcome to the Ranch
What you are doing is creating each object inside the loop, and not keeping a variable (at least not in the code shown) which points to it outside the loop. When you get to the end of the loop, player points to the last‑created object.
Maybe you meant to keep the Player objects in a List or an array. Maybe the addPlayerInfo method does keep a copy of all their references.
I agree. Here's the link:
subject: objects
jQuery in Action, 3rd edition