Methods, parameters, interactions, and overloading

A method is a set of commands that performs some operation in a program. In other words, a method is a function, something that your class knows how to do. In other programming languages, methods are sometimes referred to as "functions", but "method" is the preferred term in Java. Methods and method parameters, including examples and practice, are the topic of this lesson.

10 tips for overriding the toString() method in Java

In Java, the toString method is used to provide clear, adequate, and human-readable information about objects (instances of the Object class). By providing valuable information, properly overriding the toString method can help you debug and log the behavior of your Java program. This article explains the nuances of how the toString() method works in Java.

Q&A: Is it possible to define abstract methods in a final class?

Someday you might be asked this question in a job interview for a Java developer position. Pay attention: the wording is tricky — even an experienced programmer may make a mistake. This article provides the correct answer and a detailed explanation.