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Diiference b/w Overridng and redefining of static methods

sriannapoorna Balasubramanian
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hi,

can anyone explain me the difference betwwen overiding and redefining of static methods.
Gowher Naik
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Overiding of static methods is not possible.But you can redefining static method of base class in child class as shown by code above.
Shaan Shar
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Originally posted by sriannapoorna Balasubramanian:
hi,

can anyone explain me the difference betwwen overiding and redefining of static methods.


Although this seems to be a homework question... But Anyways you must look at this JAVA Ranch FAQ's OverridingVsHiding.

This would be helpful for you.


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