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Java Java Basics Perfecting the Prototype String Equality

code is not working.

add an if statement.

// I have imported a java.io.Console for you, it is named console. String firstExample = console.readLine("Enter a name: "); String secondExample = console.readLine("Enter a name: ");

if (firstExample.equals(secondExample)){ console.printf("first is equal to second. "); System.exit(0); }

Equality.java
// I have imported a java.io.Console for you, it is named console. 
String firstExample = console.readLine("Enter a name: ");
String secondExample = console.readLine("Enter a name: ");

if (firstExample.equals(secondExample)){
console.printf("first is equal to second.  ");
  System.exit(0);
}

1 Answer

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
218,815 Points

Don't change the provided variables, And you won't need "readLine" for anything.

Then, just show the message as the instructions asked. Don't also do an "exit".