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Java Java Basics Perfecting the Prototype String Equality

ignoring case

whats wrong with my code.how should i ignore the case?

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

it looks like you are right with the third if statement you just need to delete the second.

1 Answer


so EqualsIgnoreCase(firstExample)==thirdExample should be firstExample.equalsIgnoreCase(thirdExample)