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What is an object?


public class ForumPost { private User author; private String title; private String description;

public ForumPost(String author) // TODO: add a constructor that accepts the author, title and description

public User getAuthor() { return author; }

public String getTitle() { return title; }

public String getDescription() { return description; } }

In this code which is an object. Is it author?? Thanks.

2 Answers

Chris Adamson
Chris Adamson
132,143 Points

In classic OOP terminology, and object would be the instantiation of a class, e.g.:

ForumPost fp = new ForumPost ();

fp would be the object in this case.