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Abstract class HttpServlet question

 
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HI,

If the HttpServlet class is an abstract one. Then how is that we are overriding only some do_xxx methods (to make it a concrete class )instaed of all methods in the HttpServlet ?


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you only need to implement the abstract methods to make a concrete class, not all methods. If you look at the API, none of the doXXX methods are abstract, so while you should override atleast one, you are not forced to override them all.
 
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Ok,

That means If only there are any abstract methods in the abstract class ,only then we require overriding/redefining.



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Originally posted by Shaan patil:
Ok,

That means If only there are any abstract methods in the abstract class ,only then we require overriding/redefining.



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Yes, very much!
 
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To me, it looks like you are confusing Java Abstract Classes with Java Interfaces. Its a good time to go back and brush up your Java skills.

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Originally posted by Adeel Ansari:
To me, it looks like you are confusing Java Abstract Classes with Java Interfaces. Its a good time to go back and brush up your Java skills.

Cheers.



Good point.
Moving to Java In General (Intermediate).
 
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