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Java Java Basics Perfecting the Prototype String Equality

Hasan Ali
Hasan Ali
2,039 Points

Syntax confusion

Hello i was hoping if someone could help me. I think i understand what the question is asking me to do. However I am struggling to figure out how the syntax is supposed to be constructed,

Equality.java
// 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 (noun.equalsIgnoreCase("Stupid")) 
if (firstExample.equalsIgnoreCase() == thirdExample) {
  console.printf("first and third are the same ignoring case");
}

1 Answer

Grigorij Schleifer
Grigorij Schleifer
10,364 Points

Hi Hasan, you are almost there. Just use thirdExample as an argument for the equalsIgnoreCase() method and go from there ...

Hasan Ali
Hasan Ali
2,039 Points

Thanks I appreciate your help.