Java Language Basics
This part of the tutorial covers the basics of the language, including: variables, operators, expressions, statements, blocks and control flow statements.
Creating Variables and Naming Them
Rules to name variables.
Creating Primitive Type Variables in Your Programs
Syntax to create and initialize primitive type variables.
Creating Arrays in Your Programs
Creating fixed-length containers of objects with arrays.
Using the Var Type Identifier
Defining Variables with Var.
Using Operators in Your Programs
Computing things with operators.
Summary of Operators
Wrapping up the Java operators.
Expressions, Statements and Blocks
Understanding expressions, statements and blocks, and how to group statements into blocks.
Control Flow Statements
This section describes the decision-making statements, the looping statements, and the branching statements supported by the Java programming language.
Branching with Switch Statements
How to use switch statements to control the flow of your program.
Branching with Switch Expressions
Extend switch so it can be used as either a statement or an expression.