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Name: Java1620: Static Members
ID: m44197
Language: English (en)
Summary: According to Baldwin, static members can be useful in some situations, but the overuse of static members can lead to problems similar to those experienced in languages that support global variables and global functions.
Subject: Science and Technology
Keywords: abstract class, abstract method, assignment compability, behavior, casting, class, class method, class variable, constructor, encapsulation, extends, final, implements, inheritance, inner class, instance, instance method, instance variable, instantiate, interface, Java, method, method overloading, method overriding, object, object-oriented programming, OOP, polymorphism, primitive type, public, reference, reference type, signature, state, static initializer block, subclass, superclass, toString method, variable, void
License: Creative Commons Attribution License CC-BY 3.0

Authors: R.G. (Dick) Baldwin (Baldwin@DickBaldwin.com)
Copyright Holders: R.G. (Dick) Baldwin (Baldwin@DickBaldwin.com)
Maintainers: R.G. (Dick) Baldwin (Baldwin@DickBaldwin.com)

Latest version: 1.4 (history)
First publication date: Jul 28, 2012 1:31 pm +0000
Last revision to module: Jan 1, 2013 11:03 pm +0000

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Version: 1.4 Jan 1, 2013 11:03 pm +0000 by R.G. (Dick) Baldwin
Changes:
update

Version: 1.3 Dec 12, 2012 7:53 am +0000 by R.G. (Dick) Baldwin
Changes:
Fixed typo in title

Version: 1.2 Dec 12, 2012 7:38 am +0000 by R.G. (Dick) Baldwin
Changes:
Update title

Version: 1.1 Jul 28, 2012 1:47 pm +0000 by R.G. (Dick) Baldwin
Changes:
Created module

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