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Thread: A little question

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    Default A little question

    How would i store data which is provided in letters, lets say i can do, as you can see the data is stored in numbers.
    int boys, girls;
    boys = 8;
    girls = 8;
    I would like to make a password checking program. And i would like to store a password, how would i do this since this is not working:
    int password;
    password = test123;


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    Default Re: A little question

    Have you heard of Strings?
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    Default Re: A little question

    Quote Originally Posted by Junky View Post
    Have you heard of Strings?
    Yes, i've heard of them although i'm not 100% familiar with them...

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    Default Re: A little question

    Then I suggest you become 100% familiar with them. Read a textbook, Google for a tutorial, search for code examples. Put all the information together and try writing some test code. Then tackle your password problem.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Junky View Post
    Then I suggest you become 100% familiar with them. Read a textbook, Google for a tutorial, search for code examples. Put all the information together and try writing some test code. Then tackle your password problem.
    So i've read something about strings, but my script isn't working, it always goes the 'else' route.

    import java.util.Scanner;
    public class passwordCheck {
    public static void main(String args[]){
    String password = "test123";
    String username = "variumzky";
    Scanner check = new Scanner(System.in);
    System.out.println("Enter your username here: ");
    if (check.nextLine() == username){
    System.out.println("Enter your password");
    }else{
    System.out.println("No username like that was recognized in our database");
    check.close();
    }

    }
    }

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    Default Re: A little question

    Use the equals method when comparing objects (Strings are objects).
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