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Hi,

In the following code :



How is the method call at line 1 in demonstarte() method of NeonLight class different than the method call at the next line ? Though both the methods are available in TubeLight and Light classes, but the first line in demonstrate() invokes method from TubeLight and next line invokes method from Light. Please help.
 
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The method follows the principle of Overriding ( i,e the getBill method ), it is resolved at run time.

The second method is a static method( i,e printAll( ) ) which gets resolved at compile time therefore the output.

Important Note:
Static methods are resolved at compile time, therefore cannot be overridden .
 
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