Understanding the Difference between == and Equals() Method in C#

In this post, we will be discussing a common confusion among C# developers: the difference between == and equals in C#. Whether you are a beginner or an experienced developer, understanding the difference between these two operators is crucial for writing efficient and accurate code.

In C#, the equality operator ‘==’ evaluates the equality of two operands, while the Object.Equals() method determines if two object instances are equal or not.

In this post, we will cover the purpose, usage, speed, and flexibility of ‘==’ and ‘.Equals()’, as well as some frequently asked questions. So, let’s get started!

Difference between equality operator ‘==’ vs equals method in C#