what's the difference between function overloading and
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Answer / a srinivas rao
function overloading is the process of defining the same
function name with different arguments,number of
arguments ,or ordinal positions of arguments.
function overriding is the process of defining the Base
class function in the derived class with different code
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Answer / vinita taneja
1.function overloading is the function having same name but with different signatures whereas , if there is a member function having same name in both base and derived class , then the member function of derived class will be executed and this is called function overriding.
2.there is no concept of inheritance in function overloading whereas it is there in function overriding.
3.in function overloading , signatures must be different whereas in function overriding , signatures must be same.
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Answer / mms zubeir
Function overloading is providing more than one function
with the same name which will operate on different
type/number of input data. Most probably, the kind of
operation will not be changed.
Function overriding is nothing but giving different
operations with the same function name and with same type
of input data (that is, the signature is not being changed)
depending upon the context (the context here means that the
class that holds the function of a hierarchy of classes)
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Answer / mishtu
not necessary to have same return type in function overloading
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Answer / niranjan ambati
The above answers are correct but some more things can be
added to the above stuff..
Function overloading is the function which is defined more
than once with a different argument types and no. of
arguments, but all these functions should have the same
Function overriding is the function which is defined in
base class and derived classes with the different
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