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object instantiation in local method

public class Test{

private void myMethod(){
...
Customer c = new Customer();  //is this object stored in heap or stack ?
...
   }
}
Any help appreciated

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8/22/2022 - Mon
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although it is declared locally within a method ?
CPColin

The reference to the instance is stored on the stack. The instance itself is stored in the heap, like all objects, as sharonseth said.
royjayd

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>>The reference to the instance is stored on the stack

what do you mean by 'reference to the instance', can you explain a bit more?

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