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Overloading and Polymorphism

Himabindu Devulapalli

Joined: Apr 05, 2000
Posts: 18
What is the difference between Overloading and polymorphism..Does the SCJP cover OOP Concepts too ? I would like to know if I should read topics on OOPS concepts as i found some questions in OOPS in MOCK Exams.
Tony Alicea

Joined: Jan 30, 2000
Posts: 3226
Object Oriented Programming (OOP) is of paramount importance in the exam. How could it not be!? It's like asking what importance does the Pope place in the Catholic religion!!
Java is an OOP language from the ground up. I'll advance to you, that if you ever get an interview for a Java programmer position and you have no detailed knowledge about OOP, you won't last a second.
A lot of the questions in the exam deal with OOP as they should.

Tony Alicea
Senior Java Web Application Developer, SCPJ2, SCWCD
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Joined: Nov 22, 2008
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I agree, thats' the motivation for me to learn Java.
I want to be 100 % pure OO based.
Ever since I completed my course in OOPS, given a
choice I would prefer to go the OO way.
- satya
I agree. Here's the link:
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