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How To Print "Hello, World!" Without Using ";"

Sourav Sahu
CS Undergrad @ ITER, S'O'A University, Bhubaneswar
Updated on ・1 min read

A "Hello, World!" program generally is a computer program that outputs or displays the message "Hello, World!".It is often the first program written by people learning to code.
The tradition of using the phrase "Hello, World!" as a test message was influenced by an example program in the seminal 1978 book The C Programming Language.The example program in that book prints "hello, world", and was inherited from a 1974 Bell Laboratories internal memorandum by Brian Kernighan, Programming in C: A Tutorial.
Speaking of C Programming language, we know that ";" denotes the end of the statement. Standard code to print "Hello, World!" in C language is as follows:-

#include <stdio.h>
int main()
{
    printf("Hello, World!");

    return 0;
}

Now, the question is how to print without ";".
Solution:

# include<stdio.h>
int main()
{
    if(printf("Hello, World!"))
    {
        //EMPTY BLOCK
    }

    return 0;
}

Explanation:
In C language, printf() function returns the number of characters that are printed. If there is some error then it returns a negative value.
Also, in C language any number other than "0" is treated as "true", thus after printing "Hello, World!" it returns an int value which is treated as "true".

Bonus:
Using JAVA Language:

public class Hello
{
    public static void main(String [] args)
    {
        if(System.out.println("Hello, World!").equals(null))
        {}
    }
}

But, it's easy-peasy-japanesey using Python language.

print("Hello, World!")

:p

I hope 'twas helpful.

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