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Singleton vs Static

 
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Hi,

I had found this faq from theserverside.com. Below is that FAQ:



My question is whether it is poosible to create more than one instance for static class. I tried it is working. Whether I had done it correctly?

 
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The staic class is generally used as static nested class like "In" in you code. The methods in static nested class can not access the member of outer class.



Also, I do not think static class just has only one instance. It can have more than one instance.
 
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Hi,

I don't think your code proves anything about the existence of multiple objects of the static inner class, however:



Output: false

proves that the two objects obtained are different, as expected.

_steve.
 
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So we can have more than one instacnce for static class.
 
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