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Internet & World Wide Web: How to Program, Fourth Edition by P. J. Deitel - Deitel & Associates, Inc., H. M. Deitel - Deitel & Associates, Inc.

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Chapter 7. JavaScript: Control Statements I

 

Let’s all move one place on.

 
 --Lewis Carroll
 

The wheel is come full circle.

 
 --William Shakespeare
 

How many apples fell on Newton’s head before he took the hint!

 
 --Robert Frost

OBJECTIVES

In this chapter you will learn:

  • Basic problem-solving techniques.

  • To develop algorithms through the process of top-down, stepwise refinement.

  • To use the if and if...else selection statements to choose among alternative actions.

  • To use the while repetition statement to execute statements in a script repeatedly.

  • Counter-controlled repetition and sentinel-controlled repetition.

  • To use the increment, decrement and assignment operators.

Outline

7.1

Introduction

7.2

Algorithms

7.3

Pseudocode

7.4

Control Structures

7.5

if Selection Statement ...

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