Conditional Operator (Ternary Operator)

Conditional operator is also known as the ternary operator. Java includes a ternary (three-way) operator that can replace certain types of if-then-else statements. It has the following syntax:
expression1  ?  expression2  :  expression3

Here, expression1 can be any expression that evaluates to a boolean value. If expression1 is true, then expression2 is evaluated; otherwise, expression3 is evaluated. For example,
int a=10;
int b = (a != 1) ? 20: 30;

As shown in above example the condition a != 1 is true then b will have a value 20. The program for the use of conditional operator is given below.


PROGRAM
class ConditionalOpDemo {

 public static void main(String[] args) {
  
  int x = 25, y = 22;
  System.out.println("x = "+x);
  System.out.println("y = "+y);
  x = (y>25) ? y : 50;
  System.out.println("x = (y>25) ? y : 50");
  System.out.println("Now, x = "+x);
 }
}
OUTPUT
C:\javac ConditionalOpDemo.java
C:\java ConditionalOpDemo
x = 25
y = 22
x = (y>25) ? y : 50
Now, x = 50

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