String Comparison In Java

Chapter: String Handling Last Updated: 03-08-2016 18:59:42 UTC

Program:

            /* ............... START ............... */
                
public class JavaStringComparison {
	public static void main(String args[]) {
		String s1 = "JavaScan";
		String s2 = "JavaScan";
		String s3 = new String("JavaScan");
		String s4 = "Java";
		System.out.println(s1.equals(s2));// true
		System.out.println(s1.equals(s3));// true
		System.out.println(s1.equals(s4));// false
	}
}
                /* ............... END ............... */
        

Output

true
true
false

Notes:

  • The String equals() method compares the original content of the string.
  • There are three ways to compare string in java:
  • 1. By equals() method.
  • 2. By = = operator.
  • 3. By compareTo() method.

Tags

String Comparison, Java

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