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Access static member via instance reference

Reports references to static methods and fields via a class instance rather than the class itself.

Even though referring to static members via instance variables is allowed by The Java Language Specification, this makes the code confusing as the reader may think that the result of the method depends on the instance.

The quick-fix replaces the instance variable with the class name.


String s1 = s.valueOf(0);

After the quick-fix is applied:

String s = String.valueOf(0);

Inspection Details

By default bundled with:

IntelliJ IDEA 2024.1, Qodana for JVM 2024.1,

Can be installed with plugin:

Java, 241.16690

Last modified: 29 April 2024