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Evaluation order Vs Execution order

Manish Hatwalne
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Can somebody explain the difference?
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- Manish
Valentin Crettaz
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evaluation order vs execution order of what ??
Could you be more precise please? Thanks


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Manish Hatwalne
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Joined: Sep 22, 2001
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Of an expression, such as -
b = a++ * c<<d-- blah ....
Sorry, I should have made it clear earlier.
TIA,
- Manish
Valentin Crettaz
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I still don't see what you mean by execution order...
When such an statement as the one you provided is executed, the arithemtic expression is contains is evaluated according to operator precedence.
Please consult the following links:
15.7 Evaluation Order
Java cheat sheet (see Precedence at the end of the page)
 
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