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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()
and
String new String = (String)someObject;
Thanks.


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


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