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Beginning Java 7 by Jeff Friesen

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C H A P T E R  2

Discovering Classes and Objects

Chapter 1 gently introduced you to the Java language by focusing mainly on fundamental language features ranging from comments to statements. Using only these features, you can create simple applications (such as HelloWorld and the applications mentioned in the chapter’s exercises) that are reminiscent of those written in structured programming languages such as C.

images Note Structured programming is a programming paradigm that enforces a logical structure on programs through data structures (named aggregates of data items), functions (named blocks of code that return values to the code that calls ...

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