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Overriding or Overloading in C++?

Occasionally I’ve heard these terms used interchangeably – but they actually refer to two completely separate concepts. So what’s what? Overloading describes the creation of a method with the same name as an existing method, but different parameters. For example: int method(); int method(int); int method(int, double); Overriding describes the creation of a method in […]