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Java Java Basics Perfecting the Prototype String Equality

equalsIgnoringCase example

Not exactly sure what i am doing wrong here? Am I not attaching the equalsIgnoringCase to the right variable?

// I have imported a java.io.Console for you, it is named console. 
String firstExample = "hello";
if (firstExample.equalsIgnoreCase("thirdExample")) {
  console.printf("first and third are the same ignore case");
String secondExample = "hello";
String thirdExample = "HELLO";
if (firstExample == secondExample) {
  console.printf("First is equal to second");

This is the error I Receive: Bummer: Make sure you are using equalsIgnoreCase on the firstExample variable and use console.printf

2 Answers

thirdExample shouldn't be in quotes. You may also have to place the task 2 code at the bottom.

Thanks Kris. I did move the if statement to the bottom as well. I did not try to run it where I had it so i am not sure if it worked there or not.