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Call the test method differently

However, the call of the method named test in the object instantiated from the class named B is somewhat different. The difference is identified by the code in the followingfragment.

void doIt(){ Base myVar1 = new Base();myVar1.test(); myVar1 = new A();myVar1.test(); myVar1 = new B();myVar1.test(); X myVar2 = (X)myVar1;myVar2.test(); System.out.println("");}//end doIt()

Calling test method on Base-type reference

In Question 9 , and in the above code fragment as well, the method named test was called on each of the objects using a reference stored in a reference variable of type Base .

Calling the overridden version of test method

This might be thought of as calling the overridden version of the method, through polymorphism, without regard for anything having to do with theinterfaces.

Calling test method on interface-type reference

Then the code shown above calls the same method named test on one of the same objects using a reference variable of the interface type X .

Only one test method in each object

Keep in mind that each object defines only one method named test . This single method serves the dual purpose of overriding the method having thesame signature from the superclass, and implementing a method with the same signature declared in each of the interfaces.

Implementing the interface method

Perhaps when the same method is called using a reference variable of the interface type, it might be thought of as implementing the interface methodrather than overriding the method defined in the superclass. You can be the judge of that.

The same method is called regardless of reference type

In any event, in this program, the same method is called whether it is called using a reference variable of the superclass type, or using a reference variable of the interface type.

Illustrates the behavior of signature collisions

The purpose of this and Question 9 is not necessarily to illustrate a useful inheritance and implementation construct. Rather, these twoquestions are intended to illustrate the behavior of Java for the case of duplicated superclass and interface method signatures.

Back to Question 10

Answer 9

C. Base A B

Explanation 9

A question regarding signature collisions

The question often arises in my classroom as to what will happen if a class inherits a method with a given signature and also implements one or moreinterfaces that declare a method with an identical signature.

The answer

The answer is that nothing bad happens, as long as the class provides a concrete definition for a method having that signature.

Only one method definition is allowed

Of course, only one definition can be provided for any given method signature, so that definition must satisfy the needs of overriding the inheritedmethod as well as the needs of implementing the interfaces.

An example of signature collisions

The following fragment defines a class named Base that defines a method named test . The code also defines two interfaces named X and Y , each of which declares a method named test with an identical signature.

Questions & Answers

where we get a research paper on Nano chemistry....?
Maira Reply
nanopartical of organic/inorganic / physical chemistry , pdf / thesis / review
Ali
what are the products of Nano chemistry?
Maira Reply
There are lots of products of nano chemistry... Like nano coatings.....carbon fiber.. And lots of others..
learn
Even nanotechnology is pretty much all about chemistry... Its the chemistry on quantum or atomic level
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no nanotechnology is also a part of physics and maths it requires angle formulas and some pressure regarding concepts
Bhagvanji
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Giriraj
Preparation and Applications of Nanomaterial for Drug Delivery
Hafiz Reply
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da
Application of nanotechnology in medicine
what is variations in raman spectra for nanomaterials
Jyoti Reply
ya I also want to know the raman spectra
Bhagvanji
I only see partial conversation and what's the question here!
Crow Reply
what about nanotechnology for water purification
RAW Reply
please someone correct me if I'm wrong but I think one can use nanoparticles, specially silver nanoparticles for water treatment.
Damian
yes that's correct
Professor
I think
Professor
Nasa has use it in the 60's, copper as water purification in the moon travel.
Alexandre
nanocopper obvius
Alexandre
what is the stm
Brian Reply
is there industrial application of fullrenes. What is the method to prepare fullrene on large scale.?
Rafiq
industrial application...? mmm I think on the medical side as drug carrier, but you should go deeper on your research, I may be wrong
Damian
How we are making nano material?
LITNING Reply
what is a peer
LITNING Reply
What is meant by 'nano scale'?
LITNING Reply
What is STMs full form?
LITNING
scanning tunneling microscope
Sahil
how nano science is used for hydrophobicity
Santosh
Do u think that Graphene and Fullrene fiber can be used to make Air Plane body structure the lightest and strongest. Rafiq
Rafiq
what is differents between GO and RGO?
Mahi
what is simplest way to understand the applications of nano robots used to detect the cancer affected cell of human body.? How this robot is carried to required site of body cell.? what will be the carrier material and how can be detected that correct delivery of drug is done Rafiq
Rafiq
if virus is killing to make ARTIFICIAL DNA OF GRAPHENE FOR KILLED THE VIRUS .THIS IS OUR ASSUMPTION
Anam
analytical skills graphene is prepared to kill any type viruses .
Anam
Any one who tell me about Preparation and application of Nanomaterial for drug Delivery
Hafiz
what is Nano technology ?
Bob Reply
write examples of Nano molecule?
Bob
The nanotechnology is as new science, to scale nanometric
brayan
nanotechnology is the study, desing, synthesis, manipulation and application of materials and functional systems through control of matter at nanoscale
Damian
Is there any normative that regulates the use of silver nanoparticles?
Damian Reply
what king of growth are you checking .?
Renato
What fields keep nano created devices from performing or assimulating ? Magnetic fields ? Are do they assimilate ?
Stoney Reply
why we need to study biomolecules, molecular biology in nanotechnology?
Adin Reply
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Kyle
yes I'm doing my masters in nanotechnology, we are being studying all these domains as well..
Adin
why?
Adin
what school?
Kyle
biomolecules are e building blocks of every organics and inorganic materials.
Joe
how did you get the value of 2000N.What calculations are needed to arrive at it
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