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  1. Type casting

    by , 01-08-2012 at 11:50 AM
    When you treat a variable of one type to another type, it is called type casting. Up casting supports automatic conversion but in case of low casting you need to explicitly specify it.

    Java Code: Type Casting
    byte -> short -> int -> long -> float -> double
    int i = 5;
    long j = i; //Right. Up casting or implicit casting
    byte b1 = i; //Wrong. Compile time error “Type Mismatch”.
    byte b2 = (byte) i ; //Right. Down casting or explicit casting is required.
    ...

    Updated 01-14-2012 at 06:46 PM by Core Java

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