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Thread: Need to know this difference

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    Default Need to know this difference

    Hi all,

    Let me post my question in this way...

    If say, you have a class called Customer, I would like to know the difference between saying

    Customer cust;

    and

    Customer cust = new Customer();

    Regards,
    arvind


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    Default Re: Need to know this difference

    The first only declares a variable; it doesn't actually contain any value. The second one assigns a value to that variable. Take this analogy: You have a bucket, and you label it cust. That would be the first piece of code. Now, if you put something in that bucket, that would be the second piece of code because the bucket cust now contains a Customer object.

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    Default Re: Need to know this difference

    I love buckets

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