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.
In this chapter you’ll learn:
• How inheritance promotes software reusability.
• 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.
• To access base-class members with
• How constructors are used in inheritance hierarchies.
• The methods of class
object, the direct or indirect base class of all classes.