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Static Keyword in C#

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This article is written to show the use of static keyword in csharp.

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Static Keyword.

  1. A static method can access only static fields.
  2. A static method cannot access non-static fields.
  3. A static method cannot be called using object of a class.
  4. A static method can be called using Class name.
  5. Static fields can be used using Class Name.

A static method can access only static fields.

A static method cannot access non-static fields

Error Message

A static method cannot be called using an object of a class

Usually intellisense gives the list of method names available for a particular object. But here intellisense cannot show any user defined method.

A static method can  be accessed using Class Name

Here Intellisense has the respective method name of the particular class.


Static fields can be accessed using Class Name


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Posted by: Karthikanbarasan on: 2/17/2011 | Points: 25

Good one!!!

Posted by: Karthikanbarasan on: 2/17/2011 | Points: 25

Please upload the code as well!!!!

Posted by: Ganeshji on: 2/17/2011 | Points: 25

Yes! I shall upload its code also.

Posted by: Madhu.b.rokkam on: 2/17/2011 | Points: 25

Nice article :)

Posted by: Jadugar on: 2/18/2011 | Points: 25

nice one!!thanks

Posted by: Bugwee on: 2/18/2011 | Points: 25

good article :)

Posted by: Tripati_tutu on: 2/19/2011 | Points: 25

Basic concepts are there and good one for all......

Posted by: Ganeshji on: 2/25/2011 | Points: 25

Thnx! All. Plz keep on suggesting me. Thnx agn!

Posted by: Akiii on: 7/19/2011 | Points: 25

good article.........
keep posting....

Thanks and Regards

Posted by: Ganeshji on: 7/19/2011 | Points: 25

Thnx Akii!

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