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Overloading doubt

 
ketan khairnar
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Why it is necessary(must) for arguments to differ?
 
Kris Reid
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overloading example

public void methodA(int a) {}
public void methodA(int a, int b) {}

they need to have different signatures so it knows which to call.
if they where
public void methodA(int a) {}
public int methodA(int a) {}

how the compiler know which method you are after?

Hope that makes sense
 
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