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Java Java Basics Perfecting the Prototype String Equality

Kennedy Malonga
Kennedy Malonga
13,411 Points

Add another if statement that checks if the firstExample is equal ignoring case to thirdExample. If it, is print out "fi

my code doesnt want to get through please help anyone

// 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 equals to second");
} else if(firstExample.equalsIgnoreCase(thirdExample)){
 console.printf("first and third are the same ignoring case");

1 Answer

The challenge is expecting two if statements and no else if statements. Since the first if statement is true, the else if branch is not run.

Kennedy Malonga
Kennedy Malonga
13,411 Points

Thanks it was the javascript muscle memory that wrote that :)