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Java Java Basics Perfecting the Prototype String Equality

Miguel Guzman-Melendez
Miguel Guzman-Melendez
581 Points

I don't understand why this isn't working. This seem it should work. What did I did wrong here?

Error say make sure I use the variable firstExample use equalsIgnoreCase which i already did.

// I have imported a java.io.Console for you, it is named console. 
String firstExample = "hello";
String secondExample = "hello";
String thirdExample = "HELLO";

console.printf("first and third are the same ignoring case");

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

2 Answers

The post above about leaving the previous code in will solve the issue. But from a syntax point of view, you should be testing the contents of the variables, not testing a string object directly.

So, don't test against "hello", test against thirdExample:

  // print the message

I hope that makes sense.


There is a note: Important: In each task of this code challenge, the code you write should be added to the code from the previous task.

You are missing the code for task 1.