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Mahesh Subramaniya
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Joined: Dec 12, 2004
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why is the output of "i" of the following snippet is 0 and not 1

int i = 0;
i = i++

Does the expression gets evaluvated from left to right?


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Christophe Verré
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This question comes often
It's in the FAQ:
http://faq.javaranch.com/view?PostIncrementOperatorAndAssignment


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