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This article is regarding Assignment Statement & Assignment Operator in Java.
Last updated on: 27th February 2017.
◕ What is assignment statement in Java?
Let have an example first:
numBalls = redBalls + blueBalls;
This is an Assignment Statement.
Here we add redBalls with blueBalls and put the result value on the variable numBalls.
Obviously we have to declare the initial value of these three variables before this Assignment Statement.
( Here the variables are numBalls, redBalls, blueBalls. )
Note that the statement is terminated by the semicolon. This means the end of the statement.
It is important to know that here the Equal Sign ( = ) is called the Assignment Operator.
◕ An Assignment Statement will always consist three things:
- The name of the variable where you want the result to store.
Here it is numBalls.
- The Assignment Oprator.
Here it is Equal Sign ( = ).
- An arithmetic expression for calculation to produce the result.
Here it is redBalls + blueBalls.
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