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isinstanceOf/ equals

aakash bhatt
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Diff of isinstanceOf and equals method in Object
popoe shi

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isinstanceOf:check this object is belog to some class
equals:to compare the object value
Pradeep bhatt
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instanceOf : Checks whether a class in an instance of a class or implememnts a interface.
equals : Checks whether an object equals another object as per the rules defined in the equals method.

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