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Essential ActionScript 3.0 by Colin Moock

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C++ and Java Terminology Comparison

The concepts of instance variables, instance methods, static variables, and static methods are found in most object-oriented languages. For comparison, Table 4-1 lists the equivalent terms used by Java and C++.

Table 4-1. Terminology comparison

ActionScript

Java

C++

instance variable

field or instance variable

data member

instance method

method

member function

static variable

class variable

static data member

static method

class method

static member function

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