Java Left Shift "<<" Operator

In this section, you will learn how to use Left Shift "<<" operator in Java. The Java programming language has operators that perform bitwise operations.

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Java Left Shift "<<" Operator

     

In this section, you will learn how to use Left Shift "<<" operator in Java. The Java programming language has operators that perform bitwise operations. In the example below we have shown the usage of  Left Shift "<<" operator.

Description of code:

The
Left Shift "<<" operator shifts the left operand to the left side by the number of bits specified by its right operand. This operator never throws an exception. Each operand of the left shift operator must be an integer data type otherwise a compile-time error will occur. The following example shows displays the code of left shift operator. 

Here is the code of program: 

public class leftshift
 public static void main(String args[]){
 System.out.println(" << opeartor");
 System.out.println(" -9 << 3 = " +-<< 3));
 System.out.println("  9 << 3 = " +(  << 3));
  }
}

Output of the program:

C:\unique>javac leftshift.java

C:\unique>java leftshift
<< opeartor
-9 << 3 = -72
9 << 3 = 72

C:\unique>

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