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Java™ for Programmers: Deitel Developer Series, Second Edition by Harvey Deitel - Deitel & Associates, Inc., Paul Deitel - Deitel & Associates, Inc.

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Chapter 4. Control Statements: Part 1

Let’s all move one place on.

Lewis Carroll

The wheel is come full circle.

William Shakespeare

How many apples fell on Newton’s head before he took the hint!

Robert Frost

Objectives

In this chapter you’ll learn:

• To use the if and if...else selection statements to choose among alternative actions.

• To use the while repetition statement to execute statements in a program repeatedly.

• To use counter-controlled repetition and sentinel-controlled repetition.

• To use the compound assignment, increment and decrement operators.

• The portability of primitive data types.

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