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Java Inheritance in Java Inheritance in Java Object Override

Chi Nathan Maduakor
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Chi Nathan Maduakor
Full Stack JavaScript Techdegree Student 8,759 Points

What code is missing to call through to the Bird's constructor? Could someone tell me what is wrong with my answer here?

class Bird {
    String name;

    public Bird(String name) {
        this.name = name;
    }
}

class Parakeet extends Bird {
    public Parakeet(String name) {
        super.name=name;
    }
}```

1 Answer

Thomas McDonnell
Thomas McDonnell
8,211 Points

Hi Nathan, The super() function extends the constructor of the parent class. To do this you simply pass the argument into the super function so you code should look like this :

class Parakeet extends Bird {
    public Parakeet(String name) {
        super(name);
    }
}```