Chapter 23. 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
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In this chapter you will learn:

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To create classes by inheriting from existing classes.

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How inheritance promotes software reuse.

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The notions of base classes and derived classes and the relationships between them.

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