If Expression in Kotlin

If Expression Definition

  • In Kotlin, if is an expression, it returns a value based on condition. 
  • Which is equivalent to the ternary operator for other languages. In Kotlin there is no ternary operator (condition ? then: else).


// As expression 
val varibale = if (condition) value1 else value1

For example,

val maximum = if(num1>num1) num1 else num2

If expression Example Program

// If Expression Kotlin example program
// Conditional Statements Kotlin Programs, Basic Kotlin Programs

fun main(args: Array<String>) {

    var num1 = 5
    var num2 = 10
    //If Expression returns Maximum Value
    val maximum = if(num1>num1) num1 else num2
    println("Maximum Value : $maximum")

Sample Output

Maximum Value : 10