Overriding in OOP – General to Specific – Movingtrend

Overriding is very useful concept of the Object-Oriented Programming. Overriding is used to follow the concept generality but to deliver Speciallity.

Overriding follow the concept of Super-Class but deliver Specific concept of Sub-class.

Overriding is a concept like waterfall. Upside generalization operates as specific functionality. The specific implementation of the function is based on cocept that is defined at the general level.

What is overriding in OOP?

The methods or functionalities or properties that are defined in Super-Class; with the same name are available at Sub-class. The mode of general functionality is changed into specific functionality at sub-level. The function that is override is called overridden method at Super-class level and overriding method at sub-class level repectively.

Let’s consider there is an example of Animal SuperClass, as we know that all animals can move and eat. The specific case of the Animal SuperClass would be the cat, dog, tiger or giraffe etc. Let’s consider the Animal Super-Class defined two methods named move(), and eat(). Each animal can move and eat. move() is the overridden method of the Animal SuperClass and move() method will be the overriding method for the Cat SubClass.

In OOP; the object is responsible for managing a  set of references exactly the same way the overriding methods of SubClass in OOP referred the method of SuperClass. The overriding could change the functionality into specific implementation.

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