Why Java does not support Operator overloading

Simple and clear design is one of the goals of java designer they just don’t want to replicate the language but wanted to have a clear, truly object oriented language. Adding Operator overloading will definitely make design more complex than without it and it also slows the JVM because it needs to do extra work to identify the actual meaning of operators and reduce the opportunity to optimize the language by guarantee behavior of operators in Java. to read more see here http://javarevisited.blogspot.com/2011/08/why-java-does-not-support-operator.html


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