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String Methods

With objects, such as Strings, we can’t use the primitive equality operator == to check for equality between two strings. To test equality with strings, we use a built-in method called equals().

For example:

String flavor1 = "Mango"; String flavor2 = "Peach"; System.out.println(flavor1.equals("Mango")); // prints true System.out.println(flavor2.equals("Mango")); // prints false

Side note, there’s also a equalsIgnoreCase() method that compares two strings without considering upper/lower cases.



In, there’s a password with a value of "correcthorsebatterystaple".

Use equals() to print out whether it’s the same as another string.

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