Method names

A method name in Java is like any variable – an identifier. Since an identifier in Java may consist of any Unicode character, so can the method name. A method name cannot start with a number.
Different methods can have the same name as other methods in the same class if they differ in terms of arguments sent to that method. Such a method is called an ‘overloaded’ method. If a method has the exact signature as a method in the class it is derived from, the method ‘overrides’ the method in the super class (see more about object oriented programming further ahead in this tutorial).

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