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Cynthia McGillis
Cynthia McGillis
585 Points

Putting string name in parenthesis

So I put my string name in parenthesis, but I didn't receive an error. I assume that is okay? Is this just a stylistic choice? Is there a best practice I should follow?

Example: My input: String place = ("Target"); Craig's input: String place = "Target";

1 Answer

Both work the same way, but generally parentheses is considered extraneous. Parentheses are only truly needed when defining a method, calling a method, or changing the order of operations.