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Java Garage by Eben Hewitt

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Getting Your Inheritance

I bet that “getting your inheritance” pun has been made a thousand times. I think I will leave it in anyway and try to pass it off to you like, “Yeah, we both know that that dumb joke has been made so many times. But it's not simply some somnambulist tech writer digging into the dregs of his already shallow literary toolbox and pulling out yet another overused bad pun. Rather, in my deft hands, it's another brilliant and hilarious example of a master of 'high camp' confidently practicing his craft.”

I'm not sure I like where this is going. Let me start all over. Okay.

Java classes all participate in inheritance, whether they like it or not, and whether they know it or not.

No! Somehow that comes off as angry—too angry. ...

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