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Java Java Basics Perfecting the Prototype String Equality

Etienne J
Etienne J
1,924 Points

There is what i wrote after the variable declarations (which I didn't touch) :

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

I don't understand why it wouldn't work.

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

2 Answers

Grigorij Schleifer
Grigorij Schleifer
10,363 Points

Hi Etienne,

I am missing the first if statement :(

Look at my code suggestion:

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

if (firstExample.equalsIgnoreCase(secondExample)){
  console.printf("first is equal to second");
}

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

Grigorij

Etienne J
Etienne J
1,924 Points

Oh ok, I simply forgot not to erase the code I made at the previous question. Thanks.

Grigorij Schleifer
Grigorij Schleifer
10,363 Points

Hey,

glad I could help !

Grigorij