Java if-else shorthand

if (getNo() != null ? !compareNo(getNo(), b.getNo()) : getNo() != null) {
  return 100;

Assuming getNo() is not null, does this mean that "return 100" runs if !compareNo(getNo(), b.getNo()) evaluates to true? What happens to the last expression (after the :)
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Jan LouwerensSoftware EngineerCommented:
You have 2 conditionals happening here.

getNo() != null ? !compareNo(getNo(), b.getNo()) : getNo() != null

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if (expression) {return 100;}

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#1 above can be rewritten as
if (getNo() != null)
   return !compareNo(getNo(), b.getNo());
   return getNo() != null;  // This will actually always return true, because this is the same expression in the main "if" clause

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Does seeing it this way make it more clear what's going on?

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renisenbeAuthor Commented:
Thanks, very clear.
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