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Java supports several different statements designed to alter or control the logical flow of the program. This module explores those statements.

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Java supports several different statements designed to alter or control the logical flow of the program. This module explores those statements.

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  • Figure 1 . Statements that support flow of control.
  • Figure 2 . Syntax of a while statement.
  • Figure 3 . Syntax of an if-else statement.
  • Figure 4 . Syntax of a switch-case statement.
  • Figure 5 . Syntax of a for loop.
  • Figure 6 . Syntax of a do-while loop.
  • Figure 7 . Syntax of a labeled statement.
  • Figure 8 . An empty return statement.
  • Figure 9 . Returning a value from a method.



The first step

The first step in learning to use a new programming language is usually to learn the foundation concepts such as variables, types, expressions,flow-of-control, etc. This module concentrates on flow-of-control .

Flow of control

What is flow of control?

Java supports several different kinds of statements designed to alter or control the logical flow of the program.

The ability to alter the logical flow of the program is often referred to as Flow of Control .

Statements that support flow of control

Figure 1 lists the statements supported by Java for controlling the logical flow of theprogram.

Figure 1 . Statements that support flow of control.
Statement Type if-else selectionswitch-case selection for loopfor-each loop while loopdo-while loop try-catch-finally exception handlingthrow exception handling break miscellaneouscontinue miscellaneous label: miscellaneousreturn miscellaneous goto reserved by Java but not supported

The while statement

We've seen the while statement in earlier modules. Several of the programs in earlier modules contained a while statement designed to control the logical flow of the program.

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