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Superclass vs. Subclass

Jacob Michaels
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Joined: Mar 23, 2003
Posts: 35
Hello, I am looking for any links or book referrals for some easy to understand information about Declarations and Access control. To be a little more specific I am having trouble understanding the contrast between superclass and subclasses and all the rules concerning designing an Inheritance Hierarchy, abstract classes, Constructors in a Subclass, and the use of the super().
Thank you for any suggestions
Michael Morris
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Joined: Jan 30, 2002
Posts: 3451
Hi Jacob,
As relates to Java or general OO theory? If it's the latter I would suggest the old classic Object Orientation as a first read. For the former, my first was Core Java 2 Volume I. I'm sure some of the other ranchers can offer some other suggestions as well.
Also, if you have a specific question relating to any OO topic just post it and we'll try to give you an answer.
Michael Morris

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