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What is the output for First Snippet and Second Snippet?
Joined: Jan 03, 2007
Jan 03, 2007 07:05:00
public static void main(
final int i = 100;
byte b = i;
public static void main(String args)
int i = 100;
byte b = i;
Joined: Mar 22, 2005
Jan 03, 2007 07:21:00
Welcome to JavaRanch.
That's quite easy to find out, isn't it?
Joined: Jun 29, 2006
Jan 03, 2007 09:26:00
The First Snippet will compile, run and print 100.
The second Snippet will not compile.
In the First Snippet, i is cmpile time constant and its value 100 is in the range of byte so no explicit casting is required.
In the Second Snippet, i is not compile time constant. So, you have to explicitly cast the value of integer i to byte.
byte b = (byte)i will work.
[ January 03, 2007: Message edited by: Neel Joshi ]
Joined: Feb 24, 2006
Jan 03, 2007 09:40:00
Is that a quiz or a question ?
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