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I wonder what is going on on line 9? thanks.
1: public class Q10
2: {
3: public static void main(String[] args)
4: {
5: int i = 10;
6: int j = 10;
7: boolean b = false;
8:
9: if( b = i == j)
10: System.out.println("True");
11: else
12: System.out.println("False");
13: }
14: }
 
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First, the expression i == j is evaluated, giving the boolean value true. This value is then assigned to the boolean variable b. The if statement is then executed.
 
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1: public class Q10
2: {
3: public static void main(String[] args)
4: {
5: int i = 10;
6: int j = 10;
7: boolean b = false;
8:
9: if( b = i == j) // (b = (i == j)
// (b = ( true )
// if ( b = true)

10: System.out.println("True");
11: else
12: System.out.println("False");
13: }
14: }
output
True
 
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OH MY GOD! I was totally blind. Thank you very much.
 
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