Java method Overloading Tutorial with example

In a class Writing two or more methods with same name but different parameters is called method overloading.


Void add(inta,int b){};
Void add(float a ,float b){};

Rules to implement method overloading

  • methods must have different parameters.
  • in method overloading Return types can be same or different.
  • in method overloading access specifiers can be same or different.
  • methods may throw same or different Exceptions.

Advantages of method overloading

  • methods can be overloaded in the same class or in a sub class.
  • overloading means reusing the same method name,but with different parameters.
  • constructors can be overloaded.


package com.javalschool;

public class OverloadDemo {

public void add(int a,int b){
System.out.println("The addition of two integers is:"+(a+b));
public void add(int a,int b,int c){
System.out.println("The addition of Three inntegers is :"+(a+b+c));
public static void main(String[] args) {
OverloadDemo d = new OverloadDemo();
d.add(10, 20);
d.add(30, 56, 23);




The addition of two integers is:30
The addition of Three inntegers is :109

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