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Is it true that member(instance ) variables are always assigned a default value if not explicitily initialized? kindly clarify my doubt.
 
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Sridurga,
This is true. Specifically, numeric primitive variables will be initialized to zero, reference variables will be initialized to null, and boolean variables will be initialized to false.
Hope this helps,
Bob Kerfoot - SCJP
 
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Arrays are also initialized to default values. In case of arrays, in addition to member variables, local array variables are also initialized to default values. Default values depend on the type of array.
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Thanks a lot Bob & Raj.
Sridurga
 
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