Vocabulary Terms

Object Data

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a description of a kind of object.
Constructor method
a special method of a class or structure in object-orientedprogramming that initializes an object of that type
Dot notation
Used between an object reference or class reference and a member of that class
import statement
allows java code to use classes within a package without using their fully qualified names
Method call
asks to execute a particular method, with some inputs if necessary
the degree to which a system's components may be separated and recombined
Data and methods defining one instance of a class
Object reference
describes the location of an object in memory
group of related classes, often put into a collection
traditionally a sequence of characters, either as a literal constant or as some kind of variable
Wrapper class
puts primitive data inside an immutable object