Questions tagged [static]

Use this tag for all questions related to the teaching of static members of object-oriented (and similar) programming languages.

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Classification of programming exercises

I wondered what attempts were made to classify programming exercises for students in their learning path, just like taxonomy in biology. For example : A "concept covered" criteria from generic to ...
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Should Java Static space and Memory Model be a part of AP CS

Disclaimer: I am teaching in Canada and therefore I am unfamiliar with the American AP CS A and AP CS P curricula that others may have talked about. In my school board at least, it is still very grey ...
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Analogy for static objects (or members)

I'm trying to think of an analogy to explain how static members, references and objects work. What I have in mind is saying that static is like the number of computers in the world. That parameter ...
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