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Name: Java OOP: Polymorphism, Type Conversion, Casting, etc.
ID: m44168
Language: English (en)
Summary: Baldwin teaches you about assignment compatibility, type conversion, and casting for both primitive and reference types. He also teaches you about the relationship between reference types, method calls, and the location in the class hierarchy where a method is defined.
Subject: Science and Technology
Keywords: abstract class, abstract method, assignment compability, behavior, casting, class, class method, class variable, constructor, encapsulation, extends, final, implements, inheritance, inner class, instance, instance method, instance variable, instantiate, interface, Java, method, method overloading, method overriding, object, object-oriented programming, OOP, polymorphism, primitive type, public, reference, reference type, signature, state, static initializer block, subclass, superclass, toString method, variable, void
License: Creative Commons Attribution License CC-BY 3.0

Authors: R.G. (Dick) Baldwin (Baldwin@DickBaldwin.com)
Copyright Holders: R.G. (Dick) Baldwin (Baldwin@DickBaldwin.com)
Maintainers: R.G. (Dick) Baldwin (Baldwin@DickBaldwin.com)

Latest version: 1.1 (history)
First publication date: Jul 25, 2012 2:58 pm +0000
Last revision to module: Jul 27, 2012 3:57 pm +0000

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Version: 1.3 Jan 1, 2013 11:00 pm +0000 by R.G. (Dick) Baldwin
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Version: 1.2 Dec 12, 2012 7:26 am +0000 by R.G. (Dick) Baldwin
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Version: 1.1 Jul 27, 2012 3:57 pm +0000 by R.G. (Dick) Baldwin Currently viewing this version.
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