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Is there any way to do operator overloading in java

I know that java doesn't support operator overloading, but isn't there any way we can use it? On google I couldn't find only one site that says it is possible using scala. I don't know how that would work.

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  • Roland Mueller
    Roland Mueller Member Posts: 77 Blue Ribbon

    To not have operator overloading is an explicit design decision for Java language.

  • nihitthakkar
    nihitthakkar Member Posts: 96 Red Ribbon

    Java don't support user-defined operator overloading. The only aspect of it is to handle the + for strings, which either results in compile-time concatenation of constants or execution-time concatenation using StringBuilder/StringBuffer. Operator overloading allows you to do something extra than what for it is expected for.

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