decrement : Java Glossary


-- is the Java decrement operator. There are two decrement operators, integer and floating point, though the floating point version is rarely used. They both use the same -- operator. Integer decrement works on byte, char, short, int and long and always results in an integer, i.e. no fraction. If the results of decrementing is ints is too large a negative number fit in an int, it wraps around to a postive number Integer. MAX_VALUE without

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