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Java Java Basics Perfecting the Prototype String Equality

I am stacked at this point.

I don't know how to fix this challenge.

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

1 Answer

Duncan Samarasinghe
Duncan Samarasinghe
535 Points

You want to use The String object and access its methods.

You should be using String.equals() rather than ==.

The second method is String.equalsIgnoreCase()