2. Introduction to Java Applications

Objectives

In this chapter you’ll learn:

• To write simple Java applications.

• Input and output statements.

• Java’s primitive types.

• Arithmetic operators.

• The precedence of arithmetic operators.

• Decision-making statements.

• Relational and equality operators.

What’s in a name?

That which we call a rose By any other name would smell as sweet.

William Shakespeare

When faced with a decision, I always ask, “What would be the most fun?”

Peggy Walker

“Take some more tea,” the March Hare said to Alice, very earnestly. “I’ve had nothing yet,” Alice replied in an offended tone: “so I can’t take more.” “You mean you can’t take less,” said the Hatter: “it’s very easy to take more than nothing.”

Lewis Carroll ...

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