Re: Design Question

"John B. Matthews" <nospam@nospam.invalid>
Wed, 17 Mar 2010 11:38:54 -0400
In article
 Rhino <> wrote:

     * This is a static factory method.
    public StringUtils getInstance() {
     return new StringUtils();
Is this what you have in mind?

If yes, how do I invoke StringUtils.getInstance()? I've tried this
(from another class) in order to get an instance that uses the default

        StringUtils stringUtils = StringUtils.getInstance();

but it generates a compile error because it doesn't like the static
reference to getInstance(). And this gives the exact same error:

        StringUtils stringUtils = new StringUtils.getInstance();

Can you (or anyone else reading this thread) kindly clarify what I've
got wrong and how to correct it?

    public static StringUtils getInstance() {
        return new StringUtils();

John B. Matthews
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