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++ needs an explicit cast

manal
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Joined: Aug 17, 2000
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byte b = ++7; is valid
BUT
byte b1 = 7;
byte b2 = ++b1; needs an explicit case
Anonymous
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Joined: Nov 22, 2008
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No, I think ++ and -- works fine for byte type, and I tried it, it's OK.
 
It is sorta covered in the JavaRanch Style Guide.
 
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