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Java Garage by Eben Hewitt

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scope

A member's scope dictates its visibility. An automatic (local) variable is one defined inside a method body; its scope is the method itself, and it is not visible to code outside the defining method.

shift operator

The shift operators move the bits of an integer number to the right or the left, which results in another number.

short

A Java keyword used to declare a 16-bit signed primitive integer type in the range of -215 to 215-1 (or -32,768 to 32,767).

signature

A method's name and the type and order of its parameter list.

stack

The place where Java stores references to objects. The object data itself is stored on the heap. The stack is set to an initial fixed size, whereas the heap can grow to consume all available system memory. When a ...

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