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Java Control Statements: Chapter Summary
This chapter covers control statements used in the Java programming language. These Java tutorial lessons define and explain the purposes of several types of control statements, including if statements, switch statements, nested switch statements and more.
These bite-sized lessons are taught by expert instructors who efficiently explain control statements using clear definitions and illustrative examples. Each lesson comes with a self-assessment quiz you can use to make sure you fully comprehend the basics of Java control statements.
This chapter covers following topics:
- If statements
- Examples of Java statements
- Java's 'Hello World' print statement
- Switch statement syntax
- Break, continue, return and nested switch statements
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1. Java Statements: Definition & Examples
In this lesson, we'll learn the definition of a Java statement and discuss some of the different types. We'll also explore some working code examples for this important programming concept.
2. Java's 'Hello World': Print Statement & Example
Hello World is a simple Java program, for many the first they learn, that teaches syntax and components of the Java programming language. In this lesson, we will learn how to write your very first computer program using the Java programming language.
3. Java: If Statements
This lesson will explain how to use if statements in Java. A few examples of how to create short Java programs that use these statements will also be provided to demonstrate their usage.
4. Switch Statement in Java: Example & Syntax
The switch statement in Java is an effective way to branch a program based on specific conditions, and can be used in place of writing an extended if statement. In this lesson, we'll leran the syntax of the command and look at a few examples.
5. Nested Switch Statements in Java
In Java, it's possible to use nested switch statements to provide the possibility of a whole new set of choices within the initial choice. In this lesson, we'll learn more about nested switch statements.
6. Java Statements: Break, Continue & Return
Sometimes we need to get out of certain situations, keep going on the path we're on, or hand the keys to someone. Java provides control statements that allow us to stop processing, continue processing, or return control back to someone else. This lesson will define these statements and provide working code examples.
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