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Built-in Java Annotations: @Override example


Description:

When we use @Override annotation to a method, it let compiler know that we are overriding it from super class. It is not mandatory to use @Override when you override a method. Incase you are using @Override annotation, and the method signature is not found at super class will results compilation error.


Code:
package com.java2novice.annotations;

public class Animal {

	public void makeSound(){
		
	}
}

class Cat extends Animal{
	
	@Override
	public void makeSound(){
		System.out.println("myyyyyaaawwwwww");
	}
}
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An adapter class provides the default implementation of all methods in an event listener interface. Adapter classes are very useful when you want to process only few of the events that are handled by a particular event listener interface. You can define a new class by extending one of the adapter classes and implement only those events relevant to you.
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