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Default value for boolean is?

At 05:50 the boolean is initailized to false but what would happen if its just left uninitialsed????

1 Answer

Jason Anders
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Jason Anders
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Hi Prem,

If you look that up in the Java Docs, you will see that the default value for a boolean in Java is False.

Here, I would imagine that it was initialized to false in the code simply for semantic reasons. This way, if someone else reads the code, or you read it in the future, it is clear what the value is initially.

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