Recently some of colleague were discussing about how to create overload methods in web service. We can’t directly create overloaded method web methods for web service. So I thought It would be great idea to write a blog post about it.
Function overloading is one of most known concepts of Object Oriented Programming. It’s a technique to implement polymorphism in code. Like in other programming language in c# you can also create multiple functions with same name and different argument. In function overloading function call will be resolved by ‘Best Match Technique’.
Problem: You cannot directly overload method in web service:
To understand this let’s create a simple web service with two HelloWorld Methods one with parameter and one without parameter both will return a string. Following is a code for that.