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polymorphism,overloading and overiding seems to be the same thing for me

 
Vishal Hegde
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hi guys i just read polymorphism,overloading and overridding i felt that their functionalities are almost same ..if there is any difference between these things plase let me know

 
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Vishal Hegde wrote:i just read polymorphism,overloading and overridding i felt that their functionalities are almost same ..


Overloading & overriding are two different things. Overloaded methods are resolved at compile time whereas overriden methods are resolved at the run time depending on the actual object being referenced. When you override a method you can have the advantage of polymorphic behavior.
 
Radi Hadzhiyski
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polymorphism is just a term for that you can have a lot of forms for something:

Example:

if you have the classes: SomethingMobil, Car, Ferrari, Renault, Toyota, Truck, SomeTruckMark, AnotherTruckMark and so on, you want to say probably, that a truck and a car are kinds of SomethingMobil, also Toyota is a kind of SomethingMobil, but Toyota is also a kind of Car and so on. So you have a lot of forms of SomethingMobil and that thing describes the term polymorphism.

override is way to describe this behavior:

You make:



overloading is something else. It is just the way you can write the same methodname, but have a differend kind of parameters:

 
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Polymorphism is Overriding not an Overloading. Overriding is expected behavior . but Overloading is an abnormal to an Object
 
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