Up until now wesaw some examples, in which when declaring methods we used the keyword
void, which shows that the method does not return a result, but just executes a certain action.
If we replace
void with a type of some variable, this will tell the program that the method should return a value of the said type. This returned value could be of any type –
|In order for a method to return a result we need to write in the type of the return value we want when declaring the method, in the place of |
We should note that the result returned by the method can be of a type, compatible with the type of the return value of the method. For example if the declared type of the return value is
double, we can return a value of type