3: Controlling program flow

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Like a sentient creature, a program must manipulate its world and make choices during execution.

In Java you manipulate objects and data using operators, and you make choices with execution control statements. Java was inherited from C++, so most of these statements and operators will be familiar to C and C++ programmers. Java has also added some improvements and simplifications.



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