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null variable casting

deenbandhu prasad

Joined: Feb 21, 2008
Posts: 9
public class Test1{
static void method(Object obj){
static void method(String str){
public static void main(String args[]){

The output of above program is "String". Can some one explain how is java is handling "null" variable and casting is to String and not object.
Christophe Verré

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I think this FAQ will help you.

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deenbandhu prasad

Joined: Feb 21, 2008
Posts: 9
Thanks a ton.. it did helped.
I agree. Here's the link:
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