The modified Car class now has two describe() methods, the preceding ex-
plicitly declared method and the method inherited from Vehicle . The void de-
scribe(String owner) method does not override Vehicle 's describe()
method. Instead, it overloads this method.
ride annotation, as shown below—I discuss annotations in Chapter 3 :
System.out.print("This car is a ");
Specifying @Override tellsthecompilerthatthemethodoverridesanothermethod.
Tip Get into the habit of prefixing overriding methods with the @Override an-
notation. This habit will help you detect overloading mistakes much sooner.
I previously presented the initialization order of classes and objects, where you
object's superclass layer before initializing the subclass layer.
Java's support for implementation inheritance only permits you to extend a single
class. You cannot extend multiple classes because doing so can lead to problems. For
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