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why does this not give any compile error? the questions was from whizlabs....i created my own code to test the concept
 
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Raju, UseAMeaningfulSubjectLine for your topics. Just writing "null" or similar doesn't tell much about the topic. You've been reminded about this many times.

Try this simpler code

Basically, when you call a static method or access a static field on an instance of the class, the compiler replaces the instance with the type of the instance. So your code would actually look to the JVM like this
 
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Ankit Garg wrote: when you call a static method or access a static field on an instance of the class, the compiler replaces the instance with the type of the instance.



Thanks Ankit..
 
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