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Java Java Basics Perfecting the Prototype String Equality

amarpreet singh saluja
amarpreet singh saluja
1,053 Points

Whats the error in this code?

String firstExample = "hello"; String secondExample = "hello"; String thirdExample = "HELLO";

If (firstExample.equals(secondExample)){ console.printf("first is equal to second"); } Whats the error in this code?

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.equals(secondExample)){
  console.printf("first is equal to second");
}

1 Answer

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
229,582 Points

This is just a spelling/typo issue where "If" is spelled with a capital "I" instead of "if" (lower case) which is the valid keyword.