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Method with Object as a Parameter

 
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Now my question is : method takes object argument then why primitive datatypes are also able to run that method. If I am passing primitive data types then it also accept it and execute method.
 
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Java does something called "auto-boxing" that effectively wraps your primitive up into an object.
 
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fred rosenberger wrote:Java does something called "auto-boxing" that effectively wraps your primitive up into an object.



Okay thanks got it.
java performs auto boxing and converts primitive datatypes to Object. hence they are able to execute method.
 
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