We have looked at the way we can create hierarchies of classes to model the system that fits our app. So, let's try out some simple code that uses inheritance. The completed code is in the
Chapter 9 folder of the code download. It is called
Create three new classes in the usual way. Name one
Fighter, and the last one
The following is the code for the
AlienShip class. It is very similar to our previous class demo,
AlienShip. The differences are that the constructor now takes an
int parameter, which it uses to set the shield strength.
The constructor also outputs a message to the console, so we can see when it is being used. Additionally, the
AlienShip class has a new method, ...