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Java instance of an operator

  • • The instance is an object reference operator and returns a Boolean value that is true or false if the object on the left-hand side is an instance of the class given on the right-hand side.
  • • This operator allows us to determine whether the object belongs to a particular class or not.


name instanceof String Is true if the object person belongs to the class employee, otherwise it is false.

class InstanceDemo
	public static void main(String args[])
		String name="Tapuuu";
		boolean x=name instanceof String;

Output :


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