Byte compareTo() method in Java with examples
The compareTo() method of Byte class is a built in method in Java which is used to compare the given Byte type object with the instance of Byte invoking the compareTo() method.
Parameters: It takes a Byte type object a as input which is to be compared with the instance of the Byte object calling the compareTo method.
Return Value: It returns an int value. It returns:
- 0 if ‘a is equal to ‘b,
- a positive value ‘a’ is greater than ‘b’,
- a negative value ‘b’ is greater than ‘a’
Below is the implementation of compareTo() method in Java:
Comparing 20 and 20 : 0
Comparing 20 and 10 : 10
Comparing 10 and 20 : -10