fizzbuzz - can it be shorter?

WARNING:I'm not asking for a better code, I'm asking for a shorter code for HackerRank just to learn what can be done to shorten it.

I'm newbie to Java and was trying out this FizzBuzz problem:

Write a program that prints the numbers from 1 to 100. But for multiples of three print >“Fizz” instead of the number and for the multiples of five print “Buzz”. For numbers which >are multiples of both three and five print “FizzBuzz”.

I wrote my solution as short as possible.

class Solution{
public static void main(String[]b){
for(int i=1;i<101;i++){
String a=(i%3==0)?(i%5==0)?"FizzBuzz":"Fizz":(i%5==0)?"Buzz":i+"";

and I got a 3.6 score. But obviously there's room to improve because some people wrote it with 27 characters less. How is that possible ? Any suggestions? I don't really care about the ranks, I just wanna know what I'm missing.

EDIT: So with your help, I made it like this:

class Solution{public static void main(String[]b){for(int i=1;i<101;i++){System.out.println((i%3==0)?(i%5==0)?"FizzBuzz":"Fizz":(i%5==0)?"Buzz":i);}}}

and it seems I got rid of 14 characters. God knows what the other people did to lose 13 more characters. Anyway, thanks.


  • What about something like:

    for(int i=0;i++<100;System.out.println((i%3>0?"":"Fizz")+(i%5>0?i%3>0?i:"":"Buzz")))

    Warning: this code is just an exercise of trying to make the code shorter. It is neither good or readable as normal code should try to be!