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Used for assignment from right to left.

Description

Assignment operators allow us to assigns a value to a left operand based on the value of a right operand.

Operators

Assignment Operator Description Example Result
=Equality var a = 5, b = 10;
b = a;
b = 5
+=Shorthand Addition var a = 5, b = 10;
b += a;
b = 15
-=Shorthand Subtraction var a = 5, b = 10;
b -= a;
b = 5
*=Shorthand Multiplication var a = 5, b = 10;
b *= a;
b = 50
/=Shorthand Division var a = 5, b = 10;
b /= a;
b = 2
&=Shorthand Bitwise AND var a = 5, b = 10;
b &= a;
b = 0
|=Shorthand Bitwise OR var a = 5, b = 10;
b |= a;
b = 15
^=Shorthand Bitwise XOR var a = 5, b = 10;
b ^= a;
b = 15
<<=Shorthand Left Shift var a = 111111, b = 1010;
b <<= a;
b = 129280
>>=Shorthand Sign-Propagating Right Shift var a = 111111, b = 1010;
b >>= a;
b = 7
>>>=Shorthand Zero-Fill Right Shift var a = 111111, b = 1010;
b >>>= a;
b = 7

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