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Preventing Overriding in Java

By | February 25, 2011

Methods and variables can be ‘override’ in subclasses. (Yes, it’s a good feature too!). But what if we don’t want to ‘override’ our Methods and Variables in Java? It’s simple… Declare them using the keyword ‘final’ as modifier. That’s it. eg: So the value of myVariable can never be changed any way. Also for Classes/Methods. eg: It will… Read More »