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Overriden Methods

Faiz Abdelhafid
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Joined: Nov 21, 2009
Posts: 32

Good day everyone

Assume I have this code:

And I want to override the setTotalSalary in the subclass to do the following:
1- add overtime hours for the Janitor to the salary. (in the Janitor sub class).
2- add a percentage of the sales to the salesman salary.(in the Salesman sub class).

Is it possible guys ?

Thank you.
Campbell Ritchie

Joined: Oct 13, 2005
Posts: 44500
Your setAllowance method with the instanceof is hardly good object-orientation. You should have the allowance percentage in the different classes, then call it from the Employee instance.

But, yes, you probably can override your method.
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