Overloading

Within the same struct, class, or interface, different methods with the same name can exist, as long as they differ in their signatures. The concept of a signature goes beyond just methods; instance constructors, indexers, and operators have them, too. For a method, a signature roughly corresponds to the method’s header, as illustrated earlier in Figure 10.1. One notable difference is the fact that a signature doesn’t include the return type as part of its formal definition. Although other differences exist that can be studied by specification lovers, this description suffices for our purposes.

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