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Program: How to initialise or call a static member class?

A static member class must me declared as a static member of top level class.
Static member class can not have its name as top level class.

package com.java2novice.nested.classes;

public class MyBasicStaticMemberClass {

	public static class MyStaticMemberExampleClass {

		public void printStatus() {
			System.out.println("Hey I am inside static member class");

	public static void main(String a[]) {
		StaticMemberTestClass smt = new StaticMemberTestClass();

class StaticMemberTestClass {

	public void testMemberClass() {
		MyBasicStaticMemberClass.MyStaticMemberExampleClass msme 
					= new MyBasicStaticMemberClass.MyStaticMemberExampleClass();

Hey I am inside static member class
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