Java – Control statements


Java – Control statements :

  • The JAVA control statements inside a program are usually executed sequentially. Sometimes a programmer wants to break the normal flow and jump to another statement or execute a set of statements repeatedly. The statements which breaks the normal sequential flow of the program are called control statements.
  • Control statements enables decision making, looping and branching.

Decision making statements:

These statements decides the flow of the execution based on some conditions.

  • If then
  • If then else
  • switch


Statements inside a loop are executed repeatedly provided with some condition which terminates the loop.

  • for
  • while
  • do while

Branching statements:

Branching statements are used to jump from the current executing loop.

  • break
  • continue


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