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hey guys...

i just got dangled when one of fellow students asked me a question

Q
you cant override a final method, But cant we overload a final method?

As far as i know, i know that's impossible to manipulate a method that has been declared as final...

or can we..?

i need your suggestions ...
please help...


Thanks in Advance
 
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You can overload, but not override a final method. Overloading and overriding are two completely different things. You can make a method final to make it impossible to override it in a subclass. But making a method final doesn't have anything to do with overloading.
 
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thanks... jesper..

you have been of great help.... thanks...
that solved a big confusion...

thanks once again
 
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