10. Object-Oriented Programming: Inheritance

Say not you know another entirely, till you have divided an inheritance with him.

Johann Kasper Lavater

This method is to define as the number of a class the class of all classes similar to the given class.

Bertrand Russell

Good as it is to inherit a library, it is better to collect one.

Augustine Birrell

Save base authority from others’ books.

William Shakespeare


In this chapter you will learn:

• How inheritance promotes software reusability.

• The concepts of base classes and derived classes.

• To create a derived class that inherits attributes and behaviors from a base class.

• To use access modifier protected to give derived class methods access to base class members. ...

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