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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 Byte, Short, Long, and Double Variable Types
In Java, as in other programming languages, information that can be changed as the program runs is stored in variables. A primitive variable type is predefined by the language and is named by a reserved keyword. There are eight primitive data types supported by the Java programming language. More ...

Java if Comparison Statement
A computer program is a list of instructions for the computer to follow. Some instructions tell the computer to test a variable and to follow a group of instructions based on the result of that test. The most basic conditional test is the if statement. More ...

Determine the Length of a Text String in a Java Program
Java uses the .length method to return the length, in characters, of the text contained in a String object. In this article is the Java code to determine the length of a text string. 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 ...

Reading Files with Java
Without the ability to read files, your application would be severely limited. In this article I show you; how to use the JfileChooser dialog box to select a file, how to display the contents of the file in your applications window, and how to scroll the Window. 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 ...

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 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 ...

A Comparison Between The Java IDEs: Netbeans and Eclipse
Both NetBeans and Eclipse are open source and cross platform Java IDEs. Eclipse is supported by IBM, whereas NetBeans is supported by Oracle. Each IDE provides several innovative features and tools to simplify and speedup Java application development. More ...

Display Text in a Java Program
In computer programming, 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. Example code to display a string in java is provided in this article. More ...

Display a Backslash in Text in a Java Program
Within a string there may be special characters that are used to produce things like new lines, tabs, backspaces, and carriage returns. A special character is prefixed by a backslash. More ...