Static field, constructor and exception : static Member « Class Definition « Java Tutorial

public class Main {
  static Bar bar;

  static {
    try {
      bar = new Bar();
    } catch (Exception e) {

  public static void main(String[] argv) {

class Bar {
  public Bar() throws Exception {

  public String toString() {
    return "Bar";

5.12.static Member
5.12.1.Static Members
5.12.2.Define the static member
5.12.3.Demonstrate static variables, methods, and blocks.
5.12.4.Inside main( ), the static method callme( ) and the static variable b are accessed outside of their class.
5.12.5.reference static field after declaration
5.12.6.static section of Initializer
5.12.7.static section Initializer and logic
5.12.8.Initializer for final static field
5.12.9.Demonstrates Static nested Classes
5.12.10.Reference inner static class
5.12.11.Static field, constructor and exception