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toString() Method vs. Casting

Gregg Bolinger
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Is there a difference between the 2 following line?
String newString = someObject.toString()
String new String = (String)someObject;

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Blake Minghelli
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We had a discussion about this a few months ago, check it out here

Blake Minghelli<br />SCWCD<br /> <br />"I'd put a quote here but I'm a non-conformist"
I agree. Here's the link:
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