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Java Java Basics Perfecting the Prototype String Equality

Add an if statement that checks to see if firstExample is equal to secondExample. If it is, print out "first is equal to

cant add code!

Equality.java
// I have imported a java.io.Console for you, it is named console. 
String firstExample = "hello";
String secondExample = "hello";
String thirdExample = "HELLO";
if(firstExample.equals(secondExample)){
  console.printf("first is equal to second");
}
System.exit(0);

what is wrong with this code??

1 Answer

joelearner
joelearner
54,008 Points

Hi Aaron,

Your code is right. Since this code is for training purposes, you don't have to worry about terminating the JVM.

In other words, delete the line "System.exit(0)" and you will get to step 2.

Cheers!

Joe