In this section, you will learn how to use bitwise OR "|" operator in Java. The Java programming language has operators that perform bitwise operations. In the example below we have shown the usage of bitwise OR "|" operator.
Description of code:
The bitwise OR "|" operator produces 1 if either one or both of the bits in its operands are 1. However, if both of the bits are 0 then this operator produces 0. To be more precise OR "|" operator returns 1 in all cases except when both the bits of both the operands are 0.
In the program code given below, the corresponding bits of both operands are 1 and 0, hence we get 1 as output because one of the bits is 1. And if we take both the bits to be 0 then we will get 0 as an output.
Here is the code of program:
Output of the program:
| OR opeartor
1 | 0 = 1
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