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Java Keywords (Part VII): Loops

The Java keyword list has 21 keywords grayed out. That puts us at 42% of keywords covered by these series of articles. Amazingly, that's almost enough knowledge to built simple applications. I suggest that if you have not read any of the articles in Java Keyword series, go back read them before proceeding further. Also, go back and read the one about Data Types. All of these articles are from September 2018. That should help you find them quickly. You can also use the "search" option at the top of this page. This article will cover the keywords used for looping: for, do, and while, as well as the keywords used to change the flow of loops: break and continue. Java keyword listabstractcontinuefornewswitchassertdefaultgoto*packagesynchronizedbooleandoifprivatethisbreakdoubleimplementsprotectedthrowbyteelseimportpublicthrowscaseenuminstanceofreturntransientcatchextendsintshorttrycharfinalinterfacestaticvoidclassfinallylongstrictfpvolatileconst*floatnativesuperwhile Keyw…

Java Keywords (Part VI): If/Else Flow-Control Statements

The Java keyword list has 19 keywords grayed out. That puts us at 38% of keywords covered by these series of articles. Amazingly, that's almost sufficient to built simple applications. I suggest that if have not read any of the articles in Java Keyword series, you read them before proceeding further. Also, go back and read the one about Data Types. All of these articles are from September 2018. That should help you find them quickly. This article will only cover the if and else keywords. Java keyword listabstractcontinuefornewswitchassertdefaultgoto*packagesynchronizedbooleandoifprivatethisbreakdoubleimplementsprotectedthrowbyteelseimportpublicthrowscaseenuminstanceofreturntransientcatchextendsintshorttrycharfinalinterfacestaticvoidclassfinallylongstrictfpvolatileconst*floatnativesuperwhile Keyword marked with an asterisk (*) are keywords that, although valid, are not used by programmers. Although the list above is arranged in alphabetical order, I will go through them in a dif…