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sitaram irrinki
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Joined: Feb 16, 2005
Posts: 158
class Test1
{
public static void main(String[] args)
{
int i=0;
System.out.println(i);
i=i++;
System.out.println(i);
i=i++;
System.out.println(i);
i=i++;
System.out.println(i);
}
}

when i run this program then it is output all zero's why.
Scheepers de Bruin
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Joined: Jul 19, 2005
Posts: 99
The correct syntax for the ++ operator is:

i++;

That increments the variable i, no need for the i= bit.


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Ilja Preuss
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Joined: Jul 11, 2001
Posts: 14112
This is a very frequently asked question. For example, see this recent thread: http://www.coderanch.com/t/377970/java/java/Increment-Operator


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Ilja Preuss
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Joined: Jul 11, 2001
Posts: 14112
OK, I finally put it into our FAQ: http://faq.javaranch.com/view?PostIncrementOperatorAndAssignment
 
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