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Java Operators
Operators are special characters used to manipulate operands. This artice explains arithmetic, relational, bitwise, logical, and assignment Operators, as well the conditional Operator and instanceof Operator. More ...

Getting Started as a Java Programmer
One of the reasons for Java's rapid growth is that Sun Microsystems has always makes the Java Software Development Kit (SDK) available at its Web site for free. All you need to develop Java programs is the SDK and a basic ASCII text editor like Windows Notepad. More ...

Java for Loop
A loop is a block of statements that are repeated. A loop may be repeated a fixed number of times, repeat until some condition is met, or can loop indefinitely while the program is running. There are three main loop control structures available in Java: for, do and while. More ...

Locate Text Within Text in a Java Program
In Java a letter or digit is called a character and a collection of letters or digits that make a phrase, sentence, or paragraph, is called a string. Java uses the String object's .indexOf method to locate one string within another. More ...

Your First Java Menu
Many times the user of a sotware application performs functions by selecting items from a menu. In this article I give you an overview of the Java event model and how to create a Java program with a simple menu. More ...

Java if else Control Statement
A computer program is a list of instructions for the computer to follow. The if else statement tells the computer to run on set of instructions based on one result of a test, and a different set of instructions on a different result of the test. More ...

Basic Java Variables
In Java information that can be changed as the program runs is stored in variables. A variable is created with a statement that has the type and the name of the variable, and sometimes the value of the information being stored. More ...

Display Variable's value in Text in a Java Program
Java uses the concatenate operator (+) to paste two or more strings together. However, you can also use the concatenate operator to display the value of a variable with a String. Java will automatically convert the integer values to Strings for display. More ...

Java do-while Loop
A loop is a block of statements that are repeated. There are three main loop control structures available in Java: for, do and while. This article provides example of while loop code. More ...

Java switch case Control Statement
The if else statement tells the computer to run one set of instructions based on one result of a test, and a different set of instructions based on a different result of the test. But a switch case statement can run a different set of instructions based on any value or expression provided to the switch command. More ...

The Sun One Studio Java IDE
You can develop Java applications by typing code into Windows Notepad and executing them from a DOS prompt. But sooner or later you will want to become a more productive programmer, and that requires use of an Integrated Development Environment (IDE). More ...

How to Create the Most Basic Java Window
A lot of Java programming involves creating command line applications. But I like to get to opening a graphic window as quickly as possible. This is no problem because it's actually very easy to create a basic JFrame window. More ...