This week's book giveaways are in the Refactoring and Agile forums.
We're giving away four copies each of Re-engineering Legacy Software and Docker in Action and have the authors on-line!
See this thread and this one for details.
Win a copy of Re-engineering Legacy Software this week in the Refactoring forum
or Docker in Action in the Cloud/Virtualization forum!
  • Post Reply
  • Bookmark Topic Watch Topic
  • New Topic

polymorphism

 
sitaram irrinki
Ranch Hand
Posts: 158
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
what is compile time polymorphism
 
Ernest Friedman-Hill
author and iconoclast
Marshal
Pie
Posts: 24208
35
Chrome Eclipse IDE Mac OS X
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
It's another term (a bad one, in my opinion) for method overloading -- letting the compiler choose among implementations of a method with the same name, but different argument types.
 
It is sorta covered in the JavaRanch Style Guide.
  • Post Reply
  • Bookmark Topic Watch Topic
  • New Topic