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Java static method example

  1. /*
  2.         Java static method example
  3.         This Java Example shows how to declare and use static methods inside
  4.         a java class.
  5. */
  6.  
  7. public class StaticMethodExample {
  8.  
  9.         public static void main(String[] args) {
  10.                
  11.                 int result = MathUtility.add(1, 2);
  12.                 System.out.println("(1+2) is : " + result);
  13.         }
  14.        
  15. }
  16.  
  17. class MathUtility{
  18.        
  19.         /*
  20.          * To declare static method use static keyword.
  21.          * Static methods are class level methods and can not access any instance
  22.          * member directly. However, it can access members of a particular object
  23.          * using its reference.
  24.          *
  25.          * Static methods are generally written as a utility method or it performs
  26.          * task for all objects of the class.
  27.          *  
  28.          */
  29.          
  30.         public static int add(int first, int second)
  31.         {
  32.                 return first + second;
  33.         }
  34.  
  35. }