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Java static method example

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This tutorial demonstrate the use of static method and static variable.

Description:

Static variable are used within the static method. Non static variable do not exits in the static method. Static variables are shared by its class instances. Static variable can be used without using the instances of that class.This can be seen in the below program.

Code:

class StaticMethod {
  static int j = 0;

  static void getVariable() {
    j++;
    System.out.println("Value of static variable j is"+j);
  }
}

class TestStatic {
  public static void main(String args[]) {
    StaticMethod.getVariable();
  }
}

Output:

Value of static variable j is 1

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