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Java Boolean Data Types


Boolean Types

A boolean data type is declared with the boolean keyword and can only take the values true or false:

Example

boolean isJavaFun = true;
boolean isFishTasty = false;
System.out.println(isJavaFun);     // Outputs true
System.out.println(isFishTasty);   // Outputs false

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Boolean values are mostly used for conditional testing, which you will learn more about in a later chapter.