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IS the "if" really needed?

In certain jshell demonstration you should us that an if statement can be used by just using parenthesis but in this example the "if" is called. It is really required?

1 Answer

Moses Williams III
Moses Williams III
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Yes. I believe that the syntax structure needs to be in place for the code to run.