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using a++ and a+1 ?

Anto Telvin
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hi all
why it is saying that a++ is faster than a+1 ?

thanks in advance

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Bupjae Lee
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SUN JDK javac 1.6.0_07 compiler generates bytecodes like below:

It is true that a++ is slightly faster than a=a+1, but I think there are not that much difference.
Anto Telvin
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I agree. Here's the link:
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