What is casting variable in java

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When it comes to casting objects I don't understand how it works. Please help.

Jul 17, 2018 in Java by sophia
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Casting is, taking an Object of one particular type and “turning it into” another Object type. This process is called casting a variable.

If you are going to cast a variable, you’re most likely doing what’s known as a downcast.

Example:

Object obj = "This is just a regular sentence";
String objstr = (String)obj;
answered Jul 17, 2018 by scarlett
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