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Java Java Objects (Retired) Meet Objects Creating New Objects

how do I make an object?

i just can't figure out how.....

public class Example {

    public static void main(String[] args) {
        System.out.println("We are going to create a GoKart");


1 Answer

Sidney Casagrande
Sidney Casagrande
7,035 Points

In Java just about everything is an Object. If you look at http://docs.oracle.com/javase/7/docs/api/java/lang/Object.html it states:

Class Object is the root of the class hierarchy. Every class has Object as a superclass. All objects, including arrays, implement the methods of this class.

Now knowing that Object is a java class you can assume that it's got a constructor. If you look back in the doc you can find public Object(). Now to create something from a constructor works this way:

TypeOfClass myVariableName = new ConstructorOfClass();

Give it a try and let me know if you managed to create an Object called obj which instantiates a new Object()...

Thanks... That helped a lot...