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Object-oriented Programming in C#
Specialization, Extension, and Inheritance
Inheritance and Variables

Variables (fields) are inherited

Variables cannot be virtual

  • A variable can be redefined in the sense:

    • Same name in super- and subclass: two entirely different meanings (new)

/user/normark/oop-csharp-1/sources/c-sharp/inheritance/variable-access/var-access.csAn illustration of "non-virtual variable access".

/user/normark/oop-csharp-1/sources/c-sharp/inheritance/variable-access/var-access-with-properties.csSimilar illustration with virtual properties.

/user/normark/oop-csharp-1/sources/c-sharp/inheritance/variable-access/exercise.csClasses for exercise.

Go to exerciseNon-virtual variables - Virtual Methods
We do not normally use public instance variables!