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why create an object when the method is static?

Mr.Craig used a static method such as public "static" void main(String[]args), then why is creating an object-console?

1 Answer

"Fields that have the static modifier in their declaration are called static fields or class variables. They are associated with the class, rather than with any object. Every instance of the class shares a class variable, which is in one fixed location in memory. Any object can change the value of a class variable, but class variables can also be manipulated without creating an instance of the class."

See: http://docs.oracle.com/javase/tutorial/java/javaOO/classvars.html