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Head First Java Chapter 15 problem

 
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In chapter 15 of HFJ the following code is the first part of the SimpleChatClient code.


I am getting 10 errors all of the following type -

non-static variable incoming can not be referenced from a static context

concerning several variables and methods. Any suggestions? Thanks
 
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You are using non static member variables inside a static method.

Replace

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Hi,

Static variables and methods can be referenced without creating an object of the class.

For non- static methods and variables you must create an object.
Hence accessing non-static variables is not permitted inside static methods.

-Vinayak
 
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I didn't even see the static there. Must have been getting tired. Thanks - compiles ok. I'll have another question soon about the chat client program in chapter 15.
 
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