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about casting

please explain casting/ type casting in simple words .

1 Answer

Cindy Lea
Cindy Lea
Courses Plus Student 6,497 Points

Type casting - Assigning a value of one type to a variable of another type.

Casting - The in-memory representation of a Java class. There are three types of Class instances: those representing real classes and interfaces, those representing primitive types, and those representing array classes.