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Lesson 15 - Type casting and object hierarchy in C# .NET

In the previous lesson, Interfaces in C# .NET, we learned about interfaces and created a Pterodactyl class in C# .NET. In today's tutorial, we'll continue working on our interface project. We will also go over type casting and reveal more secrets of the object-oriented programming.

Type casting

Let's go back to our previous project and change the code in the Main() method to have our pterodactyl stored in a variable of the IBird type:

IBird bird = new Pterodactyl();

We're allowed to do that because the Pterodactyl class implements


 

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