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Hello,

I'm preparing for SCJP, & practicing some Qns, & my Qn is why this code is working fine, & printing the answer c=10.


public class simple {
public static void main(String arg[]){
byte a,b=5,c; // line 1

a=c=b=10; // line 2
System.out.println("c="+c); // line 3


}
}

it should give error at line 2

please Answer my Qn, I am getting confused


Thanxs
Sheetal
 
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It looks perfectly legal, what error do you expect ?
 
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Oh sorry, it should give error at line 1, byte a,b=5,c;

is it legal statement? yes then why?
 
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Originally posted by Sheetal Kaul:
Oh sorry, it should give error at line 1, byte a,b=5,c;

is it legal statement? yes then why?



You have declared 3 variables a, b and c of type byte, and are initializing b alone to 5. That's fine. You can mix declaration and initialization in one statement.
 
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Oh ya now i got that, thanks alot for the Quick reply.

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It is combination of variable declaration and initialization.It is perfectly legal declaration & initialization of instance member variable or local variable.
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