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using static method in polymorphism

 
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can a static method can be involved in polymorphism..i mean both static and dynamic polymorphism?
 
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Yes, static methods are involved in polymorphism.but only in static polymorhism (i.e static methods can be overloaded) but they are not involved in runtime polymorphism (i.e. static methods can't be overridden).
 
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no i think static method can be overridden... i tried it but regarding overloading i needed the reply
 
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we can't override static methods, but we can overload static method.
 
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bon jith wrote:i think static method can be overridden... i tried it



You can't override a static method, but you can hide it. This article explains the differences between overriding and hiding.
 
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can you give me some example of polymorphism in static overloaded methods?...
 
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bon jith wrote:can you give me some example of polymorphism in static overloaded methods?...


see this FAQ
 
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Please be careful with the term "polymorphism". There are lots of definitions out there -- and many are very loose as to include, method overloading, operator overloading, templates / generics, among them.

I would highly recommend that you use the one used by your professor (in your textbooks), or you could wind up failing, because you are using one of those "looser" and not accepted by your professor definitions.

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see this Article Static
 
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