Comments can be used to explain Java code, and to make it more readable. It can also be used to prevent execution when testing alternative code.
Single-line comments start with two forward slashes (//).
Any text between // and the end of the line is ignored by Java (will not be executed).
This example uses a single-line comment before a line of code:
This example uses a single-line comment at the end of a line of code:
Java Multi-line Comments
Multi-line comments start with /* and ends with */.
Any text between /* and */ will be ignored by Java.
This example uses a multi-line comment (a comment block) to explain the code: