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Logic behind using super() in normal / base class

why does the constructor of base class has super(); call in its constructor ? what is the logic and use of using super(); in base class ? is it not implicit ?


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Hi @Pavan1,
Thanks for sharing your feedback with us. The super() function call is used to call the constructor of the parent class. In this particular example, the constructor of the parent class doesn’t have any statement to execute. We can run the program without the super() function call. This would help if we have an executable code in the constructor of the parent class.
This answer might be helpful: https://www.educative.io/answers/what-is-the-super-keyword-in-java

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Thanks.

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