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what is the need for overriding toString()?
 
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What does the Object class toString() method API tell you ?
 
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The toString method is widely implemented. It provides a simple, convenient mechanism for debugging classes during development. It is also widely used for logging, and for passing informative error messages to Exception constructors and assertions


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It's also what is displayed by default in tables, lists and trees in Swing and AWT.
 
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As you yourself have rightly used the word "need" if you want to print a descriptive information about your object then you will override toString method.
 
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