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questiion regarding varinble

varinder mahajan
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Joined: Jun 11, 2008
Posts: 47
public class a
{
public static void main(String str[])
{
int a=10;
a=a++;
System.out.println("a:"+a);
}
}

it out puts 10 why?
[ July 30, 2008: Message edited by: varinder mahajan ]

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Sid Murrey
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Joined: Jul 07, 2008
Posts: 58
Well, it turns out that the Java postfix operator behaves in a weird way.
Check out http://www.rizzoweb.com/java/postfixIncrement.html
This was the fifth result in a google search for "postfix increment operator" by the way ;-)

Cheers,
Sid
[ July 30, 2008: Message edited by: Sid Murrey ]
 
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