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Thread: Does using Final makes the execution of my code faster?

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    Default Does using Final makes the execution of my code faster?

    Does using Final (I know that the final keyword is used as a constant) makes the execution of my code faster?

    For example:
    int var1 = 98;
    versus
    final int var1 = 98;

    Or is there no difference?

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    Default Re: Does using Final makes the execution of my code faster?

    I've never seen any discussions on that.
    Perhaps you could write a test program and run it a few million times with timings to see what happens.
    If you don't understand my answer, don't ignore it, ask a question.

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