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Static Varaibles Explination

 
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Hi,

I know what static variable, When it comes to it application can someone explain me the circumstances where I can use static variables.
and circumstances where I don't want to use static variables. Any Example will really help.

Regads,
Oskar
 
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Tbh it's pretty easy to find information on static usage on the web, via Google.

And the Sun Java tutorial: http://java.sun.com/docs/books/tutorial/java/javaOO/classvars.html

Static members are class members, not class instance members.
So there's one 'instance' of each static member for any number of class instances.

I think that tutorial page above does a pretty good job of explaining it, and even has a very basic example.
 
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