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Hi every body ,

What is static import ?Where should we use static import ?

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A static import can be used to import all or specific public static members of certain class, whether they be static variables or static methods.



This allows you to drop the class name when accessing the static member.



So it's basically just syntactic sugar that, in my opinion, should be used as little as possible, because I think it makes code less clear.
I only use this mechanism in my JUnit test cases.
 
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Thanks Jelle Klap for your reply ,
I have one question :

suppose I have one class Test .Test class have all methods static except one method say mm().Now I import the class Test statically , so I can access all static methods without using the object .If I want to access the non static method how could I access ?

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See also Static Import
 
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s begri wrote:If I want to access the non static method how could I access ?


Well, you simply need an instance of that class to call a non-static (instance) method.
 
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