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Wednesday, June 6, 2018

WHAT IS METHOD OVERLOADING

If subclass (child class) has the same method as declared in the parent class, it is known as method overriding in java.

In other words, If subclass provides the specific implementation of the method that has been provided by one of its parent class, it is known as method overriding.

Usage of Java Method Overriding
Method overriding is used to provide specific implementation of a method that is already provided by its super class.
Method overriding is used for runtime polymorphism
Rules for Java Method Overriding
method must have same name as in the parent class
method must have same parameter as in the parent class.
must be IS-A relationship (inheritance).

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