Stamping Enduring Marks on Code’s Path with ‘final’ The final keyword can be prefixed to methods and classes. If you prefix a method in the parent class, and the child class inherits the methods from the parent, the final keyword prevents the child class from overriding that method. If the class itself is prefixed with final, then no other class can extend that class. Recap: Review where we left off in the previous article. The final keyword isn’t that complicated of a concept. We pretty much covered everything you need to know in the intro paragraph, but let’s go through