Static Variables in Java with Examples
When a variable is declared as static, then a single copy of the variable is created and shared among all objects at the class level. Static variables are, essentially, global variables. All instances of the class share the same static variable.
Important points for static variables:
- We can create static variables at class-level only. See here
- static block and static variables are executed in order they are present in a program.
Below is the java program to demonstrate that static block and static variables are executed in the order they are present in a program.
from m1 Inside static block Value of a : 20 from main