Static Methods

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    A really important thing just happened.
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    For the first time ever we referred to something on our class by using its class name.
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    To use the constant we said BattleManager::TYPE_NO_JEDI.
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    That makes sense, but notice it’s completely different than how we’ve referred to
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    class properties and methods so far.
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    Normally, we create a new object by saying, new BattleManager.
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    For us, this lives inside the container.
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    But here’s the important part: to reference a method or property we use the object
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    by saying $battleManager-> followed by the method name.
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    For constants, it’s totally different.
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