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Name: Java OOP: Polymorphism Based on Overloaded Methods
ID: m44182
Language: English (en)
Summary: Baldwin explains the use of overloaded methods for the purpose of achieving compile-time polymorphism.
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 12:09 pm -0500
Last revision to module: Jul 27, 2012 4:00 pm -0500

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Version: 1.3 Jan 1, 2013 10:59 pm -0600 by R.G. (Dick) Baldwin
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Version: 1.2 Dec 12, 2012 7:26 am -0600 by R.G. (Dick) Baldwin
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Version: 1.1 Jul 27, 2012 4:00 pm -0500 by R.G. (Dick) Baldwin Currently viewing this version.
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Baldwin, Richard. "Java OOP: Polymorphism Based on Overloaded Methods." OpenStax-CNX. July 27, 2012. http://cnx.org/content/m44182/1.1/.

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