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Simple if statement

In this example we shall show you how to use a simple if statement. The if-else statement is the most basic of all the control flow statements. It tells your program to execute a certain section of code only if a particular expression evaluates to true. To use a simple if statement one should perform the following steps:

  • Create a new boolean variable set to false.
  • Use the boolean inside the if expression and execute some code if the expression inside the if statement is true,

as described in the code snippet below.
 

package com.javacodegeeks.snippets.basics;

public class SimpleIfStatementExample {
	
	public static void main(String[] args) {
		
		boolean b = true;
		
		if (b)
			System.out.println("Variable value is true");
		
	}

}

Output:

Variable value is true

  
This was an example of how to use a simple if statement in Java.

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