+=

[Compound Operators]

Description

This is a convenient shorthand to perform addition on a variable with another constant or variable.

Syntax

x += y;   // equivalent to the expression x = x + y;

Parameters

x: variable. Allowed data types: int, float, double, byte, short, long
y: variable or constant. Allowed data types: int, float, double, byte, short, long

Example Code

x = 2;
x += 4;      // x now contains 6

See also