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doubt in " =="

 
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1: if( new Boolean("true") == new Boolean("true"))
2: System.out.println("True");
3: else
4: System.out.println("False");

explain the program and output
 
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The new operator always creates a new object.

Even though the two Boolean objects contain the same value, they are different objects.
 
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Hi Syed,


explain the program and output



Have you tried executing it? You could have just executed and seen the output at first.

If you wonder about the result being false, its because the "new" operator which by default creates a "brand new" object no matter what its doing with the content.

HtH.
 
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And the == operator only returns true if the two values you are comparing refer to the same object. In that line of code, there are two different Boolean objects, so == will return false.
 
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