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karthik swamy
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i am getting this error after compiling :



so please suggest me where i am wrong.


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karthik swamy.



 
Seetharaman Venkatasamy
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your *public T getData() * expect the generic return type T . but you have returned a string!

so change the method return type as String[preferable approach] else cast the string to T and return as in *return (T)s*;

<edit>added clarity</edit>
 
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and please use code tag when you post code!
 
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Seetharaman Venkatasamy wrote:your *public T getData() * expect the generic return type T . but you have returned a string!

so change the method return type as String[preferable approach] else cast the string to T and return as in *return (T)s*;

<edit>added clarity</edit>


thanks its working,but can it wil work for integer type
 
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karthik swamy wrote:but can it wil work for integer type

actually *return (T)s* this lead you in confusion. that is why I said first approach is preferable. Yes , it will work for an Integer type also
 
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Seetharaman Venkatasamy wrote:
karthik swamy wrote:but can it wil work for integer type

actually *return (T)s* this lead you in confusion. that is why I said first approach is preferable. Yes , it will work for an Integer type also



but generics is used for auto typecast then why we are typecasting like return (t)s
 
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karthik swamy wrote:but generics is used for auto typecast then why we are typecasting like return (t)s

your T getData implementation force us to do that! you should reimplement[even signature of method] the method!
 
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