1. Why would you want to overload a method? 2. Identify other instances where overloading would be helpful.© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com July 17, 2018, 6:01 am ad1c9bdddf
1. We usually like to overload some methods when they have meaningful names-basically for readability or if we want to extend one method with more variables while keeping the function's operation the same or similar. In other words, it allows creating several methods with the same name which differ from each other in the type of the input and the output of the function. It is simply defined as the ability of one function to perform different tasks. For example, performThis() and performThis ...
The solution provides a 330+ words answer explaining why we want to overload a method. It also gives an example to show its usefulness.