Java Examples - Comparing two strings

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Problem Description:

How to compare two strings ?

Solution:

Following example compares two strings by using str compareTo (string) , str compareToIgnoreCase(String) and str compareTo(object string) of string class and returns the ascii difference of first odd characters of compared strings .

public class StringCompareEmp{
   public static void main(String args[]){
      String str = "Hello World";
      String anotherString = "hello world";
      Object objStr = str;

      System.out.println( str.compareTo(anotherString) );
      System.out.println( str.compareToIgnoreCase(anotherString) );
      System.out.println( str.compareTo(objStr.toString()));
   }
}

Result:

The above code sample will produce the following result.

-32
0
0


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