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Chapter 2 Elementary Programming

Liang, Introduction to Java Programming, Eighth Edition, (c) 2011 Pearson Education, Inc...
Motivations
In the preceding chapter, you learned how to
create, compile, and run a Java program. Starting
from this chapt...
Objectives
To write Java programs to perform simple calculations (§2.2).
To obtain input from the console using the Scanne...
Introducing Programming with an
Example
Listing 2.1 Computing the Area of a
Circle
This program computes the area of the
c...
animation

Trace a Program Execution

public class ComputeArea {
/** Main method */
public static void main(String[] args)...
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Trace a Program Execution

public class ComputeArea {
/** Main method */
public static void main(String[] args)...
animation

Trace a Program Execution

public class ComputeArea {
/** Main method */
public static void main(String[] args)...
animation

Trace a Program Execution

public class ComputeArea {
/** Main method */
public static void main(String[] args)...
animation

Trace a Program Execution

public class ComputeArea {
/** Main method */
public static void main(String[] args)...
Reading Input from the Console
1. Create a Scanner object
Scanner input = new Scanner(System.in);

2. Use the methods next...
Identifiers
An identifier is a sequence of characters that consist of
letters, digits, underscores (_), and dollar signs (...
Variables
// Compute the first area
radius = 1.0;
area = radius * radius * 3.14159;
System.out.println("The area is “ +
ar...
Declaring Variables
int x;

// Declare x to be an
// integer variable;

double radius; // Declare radius to
// be a double...
Assignment Statements
x = 1;

// Assign 1 to x;

radius = 1.0;

// Assign 1.0 to radius;

a = 'A';

// Assign 'A' to a;

L...
Declaring and Initializing
in One Step
int x = 1;
double d = 1.4;

Liang, Introduction to Java Programming, Eighth Edition...
Constants
final datatype CONSTANTNAME = VALUE;
final double PI = 3.14159;
final int SIZE = 3;

Liang, Introduction to Java...
Numerical Data Types
Name

Range

Storage Size

byte

–27 (-128) to 27–1 (127)

8-bit signed

short

–215 (-32768) to 215–...
Numeric Operators
Name

Meaning

Example

Result

+

Addition

34 + 1

35

-

Subtraction

34.0 – 0.1

33.9

*

Multiplica...
Integer Division
+, -, *, /, and %
5 / 2 yields an integer 2.
5.0 / 2 yields a double value 2.5
5 % 2 yields 1 (the remain...
Remainder Operator
Remainder is very useful in programming. For example, an
even number % 2 is always 0 and an odd number ...
Problem: Displaying Time
Write a program that obtains hours and
minutes from seconds.

DisplayTime

Run

Liang, Introducti...
NOTE
Calculations involving floating-point numbers are
approximated because these numbers are not stored
with complete acc...
Number Literals
A literal is a constant value that appears directly
in the program. For example, 34, 1,000,000, and
5.0 ar...
Integer Literals
An integer literal can be assigned to an integer variable as
long as it can fit into the variable. A comp...
Floating-Point Literals
Floating-point literals are written with a decimal
point. By default, a floating-point literal is ...
Scientific Notation
Floating-point literals can also be specified in
scientific notation, for example, 1.23456e+2,
same as...
Arithmetic Expressions
3 + 4 x 10( y − 5)( a + b + c )
4 9+ x
−
+ 9( +
)
5
x
x
y

is translated to

(3+4*x)/5 – 10*(y-5)*(...
How to Evaluate an Expression
Though Java has its own way to evaluate an
expression behind the scene, the result of a Java...
Problem: Converting Temperatures
Write a program that converts a Fahrenheit degree
to Celsius using the formula:
5
celsius...
Problem: Displaying Current Time
Write a program that displays current time in GMT in the
format hour:minute:second such a...
Shortcut Assignment Operators
Operator Example

Equivalent

+=

i += 8

i = i + 8

-=

f -= 8.0

f = f - 8.0

*=

i *= 8

...
Increment and
Decrement Operators
Operator
++var

Name
preincrement

var++

postincrement

--var

predecrement

var--

pos...
Increment and
Decrement Operators, cont.
int i = 10;
int newNum = 10 * i++;

Same effect as

int i = 10;
int newNum = 10 *...
Increment and
Decrement Operators, cont.
Using increment and decrement operators makes
expressions short, but it also make...
Assignment Expressions and
Assignment Statements
Prior to Java 2, all the expressions can be used as
statements. Since Jav...
Numeric Type Conversion
Consider the following statements:
byte i = 100;
long k = i * 3 + 4;
double d = i * 3.1 + k / 2;

...
Conversion Rules
When performing a binary operation involving two
operands of different types, Java automatically
converts...
Type Casting
Implicit casting
double d = 3; (type widening)
Explicit casting
int i = (int)3.0; (type narrowing)
int i = (i...
Problem: Keeping Two Digits After
Decimal Points
Write a program that displays the sales tax with two
digits after the dec...
Problem:
Computing Loan Payments
This program lets the user enter the interest
rate, number of years, and loan amount and
...
Character Data Type
char letter = 'A'; (ASCII)
char numChar = '4'; (ASCII)

Four hexadecimal digits.

char letter = 'u0041...
Unicode Format
Java characters use Unicode, a 16-bit encoding scheme
established by the Unicode Consortium to support the
...
Problem: Displaying Unicodes
Write a program that displays two Chinese
characters and three Greek letters.

DisplayUnicode...
Escape Sequences for Special Characters
Description

Escape Sequence

Unicode

Backspace

b

u0008

Tab

t

u0009

Linefee...
Appendix B: ASCII Character Set
ASCII Character Set is a subset of the Unicode from u0000 to u007f

Liang, Introduction to...
ASCII Character Set, cont.
ASCII Character Set is a subset of the Unicode from u0000 to u007f

Liang, Introduction to Java...
Casting between char and
Numeric Types
int i = 'a'; // Same as int i = (int)'a';
char c = 97; // Same as char c = (char)97...
Problem: Monetary Units
This program lets the user enter the amount in
decimal representing dollars and cents and output
a...
Trace ComputeChange
Suppose amount is 11.56
int remainingAmount = (int)(amount * 100);
// Find the number of one dollars
i...
animation

Trace ComputeChange
Suppose amount is 11.56

int remainingAmount = (int)(amount * 100);

remainingAmount

// Fi...
animation

Trace ComputeChange
Suppose amount is 11.56

int remainingAmount = (int)(amount * 100);

remainingAmount

56

/...
animation

Trace ComputeChange
Suppose amount is 11.56

int remainingAmount = (int)(amount * 100);

remainingAmount

56

/...
animation

Trace ComputeChange
Suppose amount is 11.56

int remainingAmount = (int)(amount * 100);

remainingAmount

6

//...
The String Type
The char type only represents one character. To represent a string
of characters, use the data type called...
String Concatenation
// Three strings are concatenated
String message = "Welcome " + "to " + "Java";
// String Chapter is ...
Programming Style and
Documentation
Appropriate Comments
Naming Conventions
Proper Indentation and Spacing
Lines
Block Sty...
Appropriate Comments
Include a summary at the beginning of the
program to explain what the program does, its key
features,...
Naming Conventions
Choose meaningful and descriptive names.
Variables and method names:
– Use lowercase. If the name consi...
Naming Conventions, cont.
Class names:
– Capitalize the first letter of each word in
the name. For example, the class name...
Proper Indentation and Spacing
Indentation
– Indent two spaces.

Spacing
– Use blank line to separate segments of the code...
Block Styles
Use end-of-line style for braces.
Next-line
style

public class Test
{
public static void main(String[] args)...
Programming Errors
Syntax Errors
– Detected by the compiler

Runtime Errors
– Causes the program to abort

Logic Errors
– ...
Syntax Errors
public class ShowSyntaxErrors {
public static void main(String[] args) {
i = 30;
System.out.println(i + 4);
...
Runtime Errors
public class ShowRuntimeErrors {
public static void main(String[] args) {
int i = 1 / 0;
}
}

Liang, Introd...
Logic Errors
public class ShowLogicErrors {
// Determine if a number is between 1 and 100 inclusively
public static void m...
Debugging
Logic errors are called bugs. The process of finding and
correcting errors is called debugging. A common approac...
Debugger
Debugger is a program that facilitates debugging.
You can use a debugger to
Execute a single statement at a time....
JOptionPane Input
This book provides two ways of obtaining input.
1.
2.

Using the Scanner class (console input)
Using JOp...
Getting Input from Input Dialog Boxes
String input = JOptionPane.showInputDialog(
"Enter an input");

Liang, Introduction ...
Getting Input from Input Dialog Boxes
String string = JOptionPane.showInputDialog(
null, “Prompting Message”, “Dialog Titl...
Two Ways to Invoke the Method
There are several ways to use the showInputDialog method. For
the time being, you only need ...
Converting Strings to Integers
The input returned from the input dialog box is a string. If
you enter a numeric value such...
Converting Strings to Doubles
To convert a string into a double value, you can use the
static parseDouble method in the Do...
Problem: Computing Loan Payments
Using Input Dialogs
Same as the preceding program for computing loan
payments, except tha...
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Debugging in NetBeans

Supplement II.E, Learning Java Effectively with
NetBeans

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To write Java programs to perform simple calculations (§2.2).
To obtain input from the console using the Scanner class (§2.3).
To use identifiers to name variables, constants, methods, and classes (§2.4).
To use variables to store data (§§2.5-2.6).
To program with assignment statements and assignment expressions (§2.6).
To use constants to store permanent data (§2.7).
To declare Java primitive data types: byte, short, int, long, float, double, and char (§§2.8.1).
To use Java operators to write numeric expressions (§§2.8.2–2.8.3).
To display current time (§2.9).
To use short hand operators (§2.10).
To cast value of one type to another type (§2.11).
To compute loan payment (§2.12).
To represent characters using the char type (§2.13).
To compute monetary changes (§2.14).
To represent a string using the String type (§2.15).
To become familiar with Java documentation, programming style, and naming conventions (§2.16).
To distinguish syntax errors, runtime errors, and logic errors and debug errors (§2.17).
(GUI) To obtain input using the JOptionPane input dialog boxes (§2.18).

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Java™ (OOP) - Chapter 2: "Elementary Programming"

  1. 1. Chapter 2 Elementary Programming Liang, Introduction to Java Programming, Eighth Edition, (c) 2011 Pearson Education, Inc. All rights reserved. 0132130807 1
  2. 2. Motivations In the preceding chapter, you learned how to create, compile, and run a Java program. Starting from this chapter, you will learn how to solve practical problems programmatically. Through these problems, you will learn Java primitive data types and related subjects, such as variables, constants, data types, operators, expressions, and input and output. Liang, Introduction to Java Programming, Eighth Edition, (c) 2011 Pearson Education, Inc. All rights reserved. 0132130807 2
  3. 3. Objectives To write Java programs to perform simple calculations (§2.2). To obtain input from the console using the Scanner class (§2.3). To use identifiers to name variables, constants, methods, and classes (§2.4). To use variables to store data (§§2.5-2.6). To program with assignment statements and assignment expressions (§2.6). To use constants to store permanent data (§2.7). To declare Java primitive data types: byte, short, int, long, float, double, and char (§§2.8.1). To use Java operators to write numeric expressions (§§2.8.2–2.8.3). To display current time (§2.9). To use short hand operators (§2.10). To cast value of one type to another type (§2.11). To compute loan payment (§2.12). To represent characters using the char type (§2.13). To compute monetary changes (§2.14). To represent a string using the String type (§2.15). To become familiar with Java documentation, programming style, and naming conventions (§2.16). To distinguish syntax errors, runtime errors, and logic errors and debug errors (§2.17). (GUI) To obtain input using the JOptionPane input dialog boxes (§2.18). Liang, Introduction to Java Programming, Eighth Edition, (c) 2011 Pearson Education, Inc. All rights reserved. 0132130807 3
  4. 4. Introducing Programming with an Example Listing 2.1 Computing the Area of a Circle This program computes the area of the circle. ComputeArea IMPORTANT NOTE: To enable the buttons, you must Run download the entire slide file slide.zip and unzip the files into a directory (e.g., c:slide) . Liang, Introduction to Java Programming, Eighth Edition, (c) 2011 Pearson Education, Inc. All rights reserved. 0132130807 4
  5. 5. animation Trace a Program Execution public class ComputeArea { /** Main method */ public static void main(String[] args) { double radius; double area; allocate memory for radius radius no value // Assign a radius radius = 20; // Compute area area = radius * radius * 3.14159; // Display results System.out.println("The area for the circle of radius " + radius + " is " + area); } } Liang, Introduction to Java Programming, Eighth Edition, (c) 2011 Pearson Education, Inc. All rights reserved. 0132130807 5
  6. 6. animation Trace a Program Execution public class ComputeArea { /** Main method */ public static void main(String[] args) { double radius; double area; // Assign a radius radius = 20; // Compute area area = radius * radius * 3.14159; memory radius no value area no value allocate memory for area // Display results System.out.println("The area for the circle of radius " + radius + " is " + area); } } Liang, Introduction to Java Programming, Eighth Edition, (c) 2011 Pearson Education, Inc. All rights reserved. 0132130807 6
  7. 7. animation Trace a Program Execution public class ComputeArea { /** Main method */ public static void main(String[] args) { double radius; double area; assign 20 to radius radius area 20 no value // Assign a radius radius = 20; // Compute area area = radius * radius * 3.14159; // Display results System.out.println("The area for the circle of radius " + radius + " is " + area); } } Liang, Introduction to Java Programming, Eighth Edition, (c) 2011 Pearson Education, Inc. All rights reserved. 0132130807 7
  8. 8. animation Trace a Program Execution public class ComputeArea { /** Main method */ public static void main(String[] args) { double radius; double area; memory radius area 20 1256.636 // Assign a radius radius = 20; // Compute area area = radius * radius * 3.14159; compute area and assign it to variable area // Display results System.out.println("The area for the circle of radius " + radius + " is " + area); } } Liang, Introduction to Java Programming, Eighth Edition, (c) 2011 Pearson Education, Inc. All rights reserved. 0132130807 8
  9. 9. animation Trace a Program Execution public class ComputeArea { /** Main method */ public static void main(String[] args) { double radius; double area; memory radius area 20 1256.636 // Assign a radius radius = 20; // Compute area area = radius * radius * 3.14159; print a message to the console // Display results System.out.println("The area for the circle of radius " + radius + " is " + area); } } Liang, Introduction to Java Programming, Eighth Edition, (c) 2011 Pearson Education, Inc. All rights reserved. 0132130807 9
  10. 10. Reading Input from the Console 1. Create a Scanner object Scanner input = new Scanner(System.in); 2. Use the methods next(), nextByte(), nextShort(), nextInt(), nextLong(), nextFloat(), nextDouble(), or nextBoolean() to obtain to a string, byte, short, int, long, float, double, or boolean value. For example, System.out.print("Enter a double value: "); Scanner input = new Scanner(System.in); double d = input.nextDouble(); ComputeAreaWithConsoleInput Run ComputeAverage Run Liang, Introduction to Java Programming, Eighth Edition, (c) 2011 Pearson Education, Inc. All rights reserved. 0132130807 10
  11. 11. Identifiers An identifier is a sequence of characters that consist of letters, digits, underscores (_), and dollar signs ($). An identifier must start with a letter, an underscore (_), or a dollar sign ($). It cannot start with a digit. – An identifier cannot be a reserved word. (See Appendix A, “Java Keywords,” for a list of reserved words). An identifier cannot be true, false, or null. An identifier can be of any length. Liang, Introduction to Java Programming, Eighth Edition, (c) 2011 Pearson Education, Inc. All rights reserved. 0132130807 11
  12. 12. Variables // Compute the first area radius = 1.0; area = radius * radius * 3.14159; System.out.println("The area is “ + area + " for radius "+radius); // Compute the second area radius = 2.0; area = radius * radius * 3.14159; System.out.println("The area is “ + area + " for radius "+radius); Liang, Introduction to Java Programming, Eighth Edition, (c) 2011 Pearson Education, Inc. All rights reserved. 0132130807 12
  13. 13. Declaring Variables int x; // Declare x to be an // integer variable; double radius; // Declare radius to // be a double variable; char a; // Declare a to be a // character variable; Liang, Introduction to Java Programming, Eighth Edition, (c) 2011 Pearson Education, Inc. All rights reserved. 0132130807 13
  14. 14. Assignment Statements x = 1; // Assign 1 to x; radius = 1.0; // Assign 1.0 to radius; a = 'A'; // Assign 'A' to a; Liang, Introduction to Java Programming, Eighth Edition, (c) 2011 Pearson Education, Inc. All rights reserved. 0132130807 14
  15. 15. Declaring and Initializing in One Step int x = 1; double d = 1.4; Liang, Introduction to Java Programming, Eighth Edition, (c) 2011 Pearson Education, Inc. All rights reserved. 0132130807 15
  16. 16. Constants final datatype CONSTANTNAME = VALUE; final double PI = 3.14159; final int SIZE = 3; Liang, Introduction to Java Programming, Eighth Edition, (c) 2011 Pearson Education, Inc. All rights reserved. 0132130807 16
  17. 17. Numerical Data Types Name Range Storage Size byte –27 (-128) to 27–1 (127) 8-bit signed short –215 (-32768) to 215–1 (32767) 16-bit signed int –231 (-2147483648) to 231–1 (2147483647) 32-bit signed long –263 to 263–1 (i.e., -9223372036854775808 to 9223372036854775807) 64-bit signed float Negative range: -3.4028235E+38 to -1.4E-45 Positive range: 1.4E-45 to 3.4028235E+38 32-bit IEEE 754 double Negative range: -1.7976931348623157E+308 to -4.9E-324 Positive range: 4.9E-324 to 1.7976931348623157E+308 64-bit IEEE 754 Liang, Introduction to Java Programming, Eighth Edition, (c) 2011 Pearson Education, Inc. All rights reserved. 0132130807 17
  18. 18. Numeric Operators Name Meaning Example Result + Addition 34 + 1 35 - Subtraction 34.0 – 0.1 33.9 * Multiplication 300 * 30 9000 / Division 1.0 / 2.0 0.5 % Remainder 20 % 3 2 Liang, Introduction to Java Programming, Eighth Edition, (c) 2011 Pearson Education, Inc. All rights reserved. 0132130807 18
  19. 19. Integer Division +, -, *, /, and % 5 / 2 yields an integer 2. 5.0 / 2 yields a double value 2.5 5 % 2 yields 1 (the remainder of the division) Liang, Introduction to Java Programming, Eighth Edition, (c) 2011 Pearson Education, Inc. All rights reserved. 0132130807 19
  20. 20. Remainder Operator Remainder is very useful in programming. For example, an even number % 2 is always 0 and an odd number % 2 is always 1. So you can use this property to determine whether a number is even or odd. Suppose today is Saturday and you and your friends are going to meet in 10 days. What day is in 10 days? You can find that day is Tuesday using the following expression: Saturday is the 6th day in a week A week has 7 days (6 + 10) % 7 is 2 The 2nd day in a week is Tuesday After 10 days Liang, Introduction to Java Programming, Eighth Edition, (c) 2011 Pearson Education, Inc. All rights reserved. 0132130807 20
  21. 21. Problem: Displaying Time Write a program that obtains hours and minutes from seconds. DisplayTime Run Liang, Introduction to Java Programming, Eighth Edition, (c) 2011 Pearson Education, Inc. All rights reserved. 0132130807 21
  22. 22. NOTE Calculations involving floating-point numbers are approximated because these numbers are not stored with complete accuracy. For example, System.out.println(1.0 - 0.1 - 0.1 - 0.1 - 0.1 - 0.1); displays 0.5000000000000001, not 0.5, and System.out.println(1.0 - 0.9); displays 0.09999999999999998, not 0.1. Integers are stored precisely. Therefore, calculations with integers yield a precise integer result. Liang, Introduction to Java Programming, Eighth Edition, (c) 2011 Pearson Education, Inc. All rights reserved. 0132130807 22
  23. 23. Number Literals A literal is a constant value that appears directly in the program. For example, 34, 1,000,000, and 5.0 are literals in the following statements: int i = 34; long x = 1000000; double d = 5.0; Liang, Introduction to Java Programming, Eighth Edition, (c) 2011 Pearson Education, Inc. All rights reserved. 0132130807 23
  24. 24. Integer Literals An integer literal can be assigned to an integer variable as long as it can fit into the variable. A compilation error would occur if the literal were too large for the variable to hold. For example, the statement byte b = 1000 would cause a compilation error, because 1000 cannot be stored in a variable of the byte type. An integer literal is assumed to be of the int type, whose value is between -231 (-2147483648) to 231–1 (2147483647). To denote an integer literal of the long type, append it with the letter L or l. L is preferred because l (lowercase L) can easily be confused with 1 (the digit one). Liang, Introduction to Java Programming, Eighth Edition, (c) 2011 Pearson Education, Inc. All rights reserved. 0132130807 24
  25. 25. Floating-Point Literals Floating-point literals are written with a decimal point. By default, a floating-point literal is treated as a double type value. For example, 5.0 is considered a double value, not a float value. You can make a number a float by appending the letter f or F, and make a number a double by appending the letter d or D. For example, you can use 100.2f or 100.2F for a float number, and 100.2d or 100.2D for a double number. Liang, Introduction to Java Programming, Eighth Edition, (c) 2011 Pearson Education, Inc. All rights reserved. 0132130807 25
  26. 26. Scientific Notation Floating-point literals can also be specified in scientific notation, for example, 1.23456e+2, same as 1.23456e2, is equivalent to 123.456, and 1.23456e-2 is equivalent to 0.0123456. E (or e) represents an exponent and it can be either in lowercase or uppercase. Liang, Introduction to Java Programming, Eighth Edition, (c) 2011 Pearson Education, Inc. All rights reserved. 0132130807 26
  27. 27. Arithmetic Expressions 3 + 4 x 10( y − 5)( a + b + c ) 4 9+ x − + 9( + ) 5 x x y is translated to (3+4*x)/5 – 10*(y-5)*(a+b+c)/x + 9*(4/x + (9+x)/y) Liang, Introduction to Java Programming, Eighth Edition, (c) 2011 Pearson Education, Inc. All rights reserved. 0132130807 27
  28. 28. How to Evaluate an Expression Though Java has its own way to evaluate an expression behind the scene, the result of a Java expression and its corresponding arithmetic expression are the same. Therefore, you can safely apply the arithmetic rule for evaluating a Java expression. 3 + 4 * 4 + 5 * (4 + 3) - 1 3 + 4 * 4 + 5 * 7 – 1 3 + 16 + 5 * 7 – 1 (1) inside parentheses first (2) multiplication (3) multiplication 3 + 16 + 35 – 1 19 + 35 – 1 54 - 1 53 (4) addition (5) addition (6) subtraction Liang, Introduction to Java Programming, Eighth Edition, (c) 2011 Pearson Education, Inc. All rights reserved. 0132130807 28
  29. 29. Problem: Converting Temperatures Write a program that converts a Fahrenheit degree to Celsius using the formula: 5 celsius = ( 9 )( fahrenheit − 32) FahrenheitToCelsius Run Liang, Introduction to Java Programming, Eighth Edition, (c) 2011 Pearson Education, Inc. All rights reserved. 0132130807 29
  30. 30. Problem: Displaying Current Time Write a program that displays current time in GMT in the format hour:minute:second such as 1:45:19. The currentTimeMillis method in the System class returns the current time in milliseconds since the midnight, January 1, 1970 GMT. (1970 was the year when the Unix operating system was formally introduced.) You can use this method to obtain the current time, and then compute the current second, minute, and hour as follows. ShowCurrentTime Elapsed time Unix Epoch 01-01-1970 00:00:00 GMT Time Current Time System.currentTimeMills() Liang, Introduction to Java Programming, Eighth Edition, (c) 2011 Pearson Education, Inc. All rights reserved. 0132130807 Run 30
  31. 31. Shortcut Assignment Operators Operator Example Equivalent += i += 8 i = i + 8 -= f -= 8.0 f = f - 8.0 *= i *= 8 i = i * 8 /= i /= 8 i = i / 8 %= i %= 8 i = i % 8 Liang, Introduction to Java Programming, Eighth Edition, (c) 2011 Pearson Education, Inc. All rights reserved. 0132130807 31
  32. 32. Increment and Decrement Operators Operator ++var Name preincrement var++ postincrement --var predecrement var-- postdecrement Description The expression (++var) increments var by 1 and evaluates to the new value in var after the increment. The expression (var++) evaluates to the original value in var and increments var by 1. The expression (--var) decrements var by 1 and evaluates to the new value in var after the decrement. The expression (var--) evaluates to the original value in var and decrements var by 1. Liang, Introduction to Java Programming, Eighth Edition, (c) 2011 Pearson Education, Inc. All rights reserved. 0132130807 32
  33. 33. Increment and Decrement Operators, cont. int i = 10; int newNum = 10 * i++; Same effect as int i = 10; int newNum = 10 * (++i); int newNum = 10 * i; i = i + 1; Same effect as i = i + 1; int newNum = 10 * i; Liang, Introduction to Java Programming, Eighth Edition, (c) 2011 Pearson Education, Inc. All rights reserved. 0132130807 33
  34. 34. Increment and Decrement Operators, cont. Using increment and decrement operators makes expressions short, but it also makes them complex and difficult to read. Avoid using these operators in expressions that modify multiple variables, or the same variable for multiple times such as this: int k = ++i + i. Liang, Introduction to Java Programming, Eighth Edition, (c) 2011 Pearson Education, Inc. All rights reserved. 0132130807 34
  35. 35. Assignment Expressions and Assignment Statements Prior to Java 2, all the expressions can be used as statements. Since Java 2, only the following types of expressions can be statements: variable op= expression; // Where op is +, -, *, /, or % ++variable; variable++; --variable; variable--; Liang, Introduction to Java Programming, Eighth Edition, (c) 2011 Pearson Education, Inc. All rights reserved. 0132130807 35
  36. 36. Numeric Type Conversion Consider the following statements: byte i = 100; long k = i * 3 + 4; double d = i * 3.1 + k / 2; Liang, Introduction to Java Programming, Eighth Edition, (c) 2011 Pearson Education, Inc. All rights reserved. 0132130807 36
  37. 37. Conversion Rules When performing a binary operation involving two operands of different types, Java automatically converts the operand based on the following rules: 1. If one of the operands is double, the other is converted into double. 2. Otherwise, if one of the operands is float, the other is converted into float. 3. Otherwise, if one of the operands is long, the other is converted into long. 4. Otherwise, both operands are converted into int. Liang, Introduction to Java Programming, Eighth Edition, (c) 2011 Pearson Education, Inc. All rights reserved. 0132130807 37
  38. 38. Type Casting Implicit casting double d = 3; (type widening) Explicit casting int i = (int)3.0; (type narrowing) int i = (int)3.9; (Fraction part is truncated) What is wrong? int x = 5 / 2.0; range increases byte, short, int, long, float, double Liang, Introduction to Java Programming, Eighth Edition, (c) 2011 Pearson Education, Inc. All rights reserved. 0132130807 38
  39. 39. Problem: Keeping Two Digits After Decimal Points Write a program that displays the sales tax with two digits after the decimal point. SalesTax Run Liang, Introduction to Java Programming, Eighth Edition, (c) 2011 Pearson Education, Inc. All rights reserved. 0132130807 39
  40. 40. Problem: Computing Loan Payments This program lets the user enter the interest rate, number of years, and loan amount and computes monthly payment and total payment. loanAmount × monthlyInterestRate monthlyPayment = 1 1− (1 + monthlyInterestRate) numberOfYears×12 ComputeLoan Run Liang, Introduction to Java Programming, Eighth Edition, (c) 2011 Pearson Education, Inc. All rights reserved. 0132130807 40
  41. 41. Character Data Type char letter = 'A'; (ASCII) char numChar = '4'; (ASCII) Four hexadecimal digits. char letter = 'u0041'; (Unicode) char numChar = 'u0034'; (Unicode) NOTE: The increment and decrement operators can also be used on char variables to get the next or preceding Unicode character. For example, the following statements display character b. char ch = 'a'; System.out.println(++ch); Liang, Introduction to Java Programming, Eighth Edition, (c) 2011 Pearson Education, Inc. All rights reserved. 0132130807 41
  42. 42. Unicode Format Java characters use Unicode, a 16-bit encoding scheme established by the Unicode Consortium to support the interchange, processing, and display of written texts in the world’s diverse languages. Unicode takes two bytes, preceded by u, expressed in four hexadecimal numbers that run from 'u0000' to 'uFFFF'. So, Unicode can represent 65535 + 1 characters. Unicode u03b1 u03b2 u03b3 for three Greek letters Liang, Introduction to Java Programming, Eighth Edition, (c) 2011 Pearson Education, Inc. All rights reserved. 0132130807 42
  43. 43. Problem: Displaying Unicodes Write a program that displays two Chinese characters and three Greek letters. DisplayUnicode Run Liang, Introduction to Java Programming, Eighth Edition, (c) 2011 Pearson Education, Inc. All rights reserved. 0132130807 43
  44. 44. Escape Sequences for Special Characters Description Escape Sequence Unicode Backspace b u0008 Tab t u0009 Linefeed n u000A Carriage return r u000D Backslash u005C Single Quote ' u0027 Double Quote " u0022 Liang, Introduction to Java Programming, Eighth Edition, (c) 2011 Pearson Education, Inc. All rights reserved. 0132130807 44
  45. 45. Appendix B: ASCII Character Set ASCII Character Set is a subset of the Unicode from u0000 to u007f Liang, Introduction to Java Programming, Eighth Edition, (c) 2011 Pearson Education, Inc. All rights reserved. 0132130807 45
  46. 46. ASCII Character Set, cont. ASCII Character Set is a subset of the Unicode from u0000 to u007f Liang, Introduction to Java Programming, Eighth Edition, (c) 2011 Pearson Education, Inc. All rights reserved. 0132130807 46
  47. 47. Casting between char and Numeric Types int i = 'a'; // Same as int i = (int)'a'; char c = 97; // Same as char c = (char)97; Liang, Introduction to Java Programming, Eighth Edition, (c) 2011 Pearson Education, Inc. All rights reserved. 0132130807 47
  48. 48. Problem: Monetary Units This program lets the user enter the amount in decimal representing dollars and cents and output a report listing the monetary equivalent in single dollars, quarters, dimes, nickels, and pennies. Your program should report maximum number of dollars, then the maximum number of quarters, and so on, in this order. ComputeChange Liang, Introduction to Java Programming, Eighth Edition, (c) 2011 Pearson Education, Inc. All rights reserved. 0132130807 Run 48
  49. 49. Trace ComputeChange Suppose amount is 11.56 int remainingAmount = (int)(amount * 100); // Find the number of one dollars int numberOfOneDollars = remainingAmount / 100; remainingAmount = remainingAmount % 100; remainingAmount 1156 remainingAmount initialized // Find the number of quarters in the remaining amount int numberOfQuarters = remainingAmount / 25; remainingAmount = remainingAmount % 25; // Find the number of dimes in the remaining amount int numberOfDimes = remainingAmount / 10; remainingAmount = remainingAmount % 10; // Find the number of nickels in the remaining amount int numberOfNickels = remainingAmount / 5; remainingAmount = remainingAmount % 5; // Find the number of pennies in the remaining amount int numberOfPennies = remainingAmount; Liang, Introduction to Java Programming, Eighth Edition, (c) 2011 Pearson Education, Inc. All rights reserved. 0132130807 49
  50. 50. animation Trace ComputeChange Suppose amount is 11.56 int remainingAmount = (int)(amount * 100); remainingAmount // Find the number of one dollars int numberOfOneDollars = remainingAmount / 100; remainingAmount = remainingAmount % 100; numberOfOneDollars // Find the number of quarters in the remaining amount int numberOfQuarters = remainingAmount / 25; remainingAmount = remainingAmount % 25; 1156 11 numberOfOneDollars assigned // Find the number of dimes in the remaining amount int numberOfDimes = remainingAmount / 10; remainingAmount = remainingAmount % 10; // Find the number of nickels in the remaining amount int numberOfNickels = remainingAmount / 5; remainingAmount = remainingAmount % 5; // Find the number of pennies in the remaining amount int numberOfPennies = remainingAmount; Liang, Introduction to Java Programming, Eighth Edition, (c) 2011 Pearson Education, Inc. All rights reserved. 0132130807 50
  51. 51. animation Trace ComputeChange Suppose amount is 11.56 int remainingAmount = (int)(amount * 100); remainingAmount 56 // Find the number of one dollars int numberOfOneDollars = remainingAmount / 100; remainingAmount = remainingAmount % 100; numberOfOneDollars 11 // Find the number of quarters in the remaining amount int numberOfQuarters = remainingAmount / 25; remainingAmount = remainingAmount % 25; remainingAmount updated // Find the number of dimes in the remaining amount int numberOfDimes = remainingAmount / 10; remainingAmount = remainingAmount % 10; // Find the number of nickels in the remaining amount int numberOfNickels = remainingAmount / 5; remainingAmount = remainingAmount % 5; // Find the number of pennies in the remaining amount int numberOfPennies = remainingAmount; Liang, Introduction to Java Programming, Eighth Edition, (c) 2011 Pearson Education, Inc. All rights reserved. 0132130807 51
  52. 52. animation Trace ComputeChange Suppose amount is 11.56 int remainingAmount = (int)(amount * 100); remainingAmount 56 // Find the number of one dollars int numberOfOneDollars = remainingAmount / 100; remainingAmount = remainingAmount % 100; numberOfOneDollars 11 // Find the number of quarters in the remaining amount int numberOfQuarters = remainingAmount / 25; remainingAmount = remainingAmount % 25; numberOfOneQuarters 2 // Find the number of dimes in the remaining amount int numberOfDimes = remainingAmount / 10; remainingAmount = remainingAmount % 10; numberOfOneQuarters assigned // Find the number of nickels in the remaining amount int numberOfNickels = remainingAmount / 5; remainingAmount = remainingAmount % 5; // Find the number of pennies in the remaining amount int numberOfPennies = remainingAmount; Liang, Introduction to Java Programming, Eighth Edition, (c) 2011 Pearson Education, Inc. All rights reserved. 0132130807 52
  53. 53. animation Trace ComputeChange Suppose amount is 11.56 int remainingAmount = (int)(amount * 100); remainingAmount 6 // Find the number of one dollars int numberOfOneDollars = remainingAmount / 100; remainingAmount = remainingAmount % 100; numberOfOneDollars 11 // Find the number of quarters in the remaining amount int numberOfQuarters = remainingAmount / 25; remainingAmount = remainingAmount % 25; numberOfQuarters // Find the number of dimes in the remaining amount int numberOfDimes = remainingAmount / 10; remainingAmount = remainingAmount % 10; 2 remainingAmount updated // Find the number of nickels in the remaining amount int numberOfNickels = remainingAmount / 5; remainingAmount = remainingAmount % 5; // Find the number of pennies in the remaining amount int numberOfPennies = remainingAmount; Liang, Introduction to Java Programming, Eighth Edition, (c) 2011 Pearson Education, Inc. All rights reserved. 0132130807 53
  54. 54. The String Type The char type only represents one character. To represent a string of characters, use the data type called String. For example, String message = "Welcome to Java"; String is actually a predefined class in the Java library just like the System class and JOptionPane class. The String type is not a primitive type. It is known as a reference type. Any Java class can be used as a reference type for a variable. Reference data types will be thoroughly discussed in Chapter 7, “Objects and Classes.” For the time being, you just need to know how to declare a String variable, how to assign a string to the variable, and how to concatenate strings. Liang, Introduction to Java Programming, Eighth Edition, (c) 2011 Pearson Education, Inc. All rights reserved. 0132130807 54
  55. 55. String Concatenation // Three strings are concatenated String message = "Welcome " + "to " + "Java"; // String Chapter is concatenated with number 2 String s = "Chapter" + 2; // s becomes Chapter2 // String Supplement is concatenated with character B String s1 = "Supplement" + 'B'; // s1 becomes SupplementB Liang, Introduction to Java Programming, Eighth Edition, (c) 2011 Pearson Education, Inc. All rights reserved. 0132130807 55
  56. 56. Programming Style and Documentation Appropriate Comments Naming Conventions Proper Indentation and Spacing Lines Block Styles Liang, Introduction to Java Programming, Eighth Edition, (c) 2011 Pearson Education, Inc. All rights reserved. 0132130807 56
  57. 57. Appropriate Comments Include a summary at the beginning of the program to explain what the program does, its key features, its supporting data structures, and any unique techniques it uses. Include your name, class section, instructor, date, and a brief description at the beginning of the program. Liang, Introduction to Java Programming, Eighth Edition, (c) 2011 Pearson Education, Inc. All rights reserved. 0132130807 57
  58. 58. Naming Conventions Choose meaningful and descriptive names. Variables and method names: – Use lowercase. If the name consists of several words, concatenate all in one, use lowercase for the first word, and capitalize the first letter of each subsequent word in the name. For example, the variables radius and area, and the method computeArea. Liang, Introduction to Java Programming, Eighth Edition, (c) 2011 Pearson Education, Inc. All rights reserved. 0132130807 58
  59. 59. Naming Conventions, cont. Class names: – Capitalize the first letter of each word in the name. For example, the class name ComputeArea. Constants: – Capitalize all letters in constants, and use underscores to connect words. For example, the constant PI and MAX_VALUE Liang, Introduction to Java Programming, Eighth Edition, (c) 2011 Pearson Education, Inc. All rights reserved. 0132130807 59
  60. 60. Proper Indentation and Spacing Indentation – Indent two spaces. Spacing – Use blank line to separate segments of the code. Liang, Introduction to Java Programming, Eighth Edition, (c) 2011 Pearson Education, Inc. All rights reserved. 0132130807 60
  61. 61. Block Styles Use end-of-line style for braces. Next-line style public class Test { public static void main(String[] args) { System.out.println("Block Styles"); } } public class Test { public static void main(String[] args) { System.out.println("Block Styles"); } } Liang, Introduction to Java Programming, Eighth Edition, (c) 2011 Pearson Education, Inc. All rights reserved. 0132130807 End-of-line style 61
  62. 62. Programming Errors Syntax Errors – Detected by the compiler Runtime Errors – Causes the program to abort Logic Errors – Produces incorrect result Liang, Introduction to Java Programming, Eighth Edition, (c) 2011 Pearson Education, Inc. All rights reserved. 0132130807 62
  63. 63. Syntax Errors public class ShowSyntaxErrors { public static void main(String[] args) { i = 30; System.out.println(i + 4); } } Liang, Introduction to Java Programming, Eighth Edition, (c) 2011 Pearson Education, Inc. All rights reserved. 0132130807 63
  64. 64. Runtime Errors public class ShowRuntimeErrors { public static void main(String[] args) { int i = 1 / 0; } } Liang, Introduction to Java Programming, Eighth Edition, (c) 2011 Pearson Education, Inc. All rights reserved. 0132130807 64
  65. 65. Logic Errors public class ShowLogicErrors { // Determine if a number is between 1 and 100 inclusively public static void main(String[] args) { // Prompt the user to enter a number String input = JOptionPane.showInputDialog(null, "Please enter an integer:", "ShowLogicErrors", JOptionPane.QUESTION_MESSAGE); int number = Integer.parseInt(input); // Display the result System.out.println("The number is between 1 and 100, " + "inclusively? " + ((1 < number) && (number < 100))); System.exit(0); } } Liang, Introduction to Java Programming, Eighth Edition, (c) 2011 Pearson Education, Inc. All rights reserved. 0132130807 65
  66. 66. Debugging Logic errors are called bugs. The process of finding and correcting errors is called debugging. A common approach to debugging is to use a combination of methods to narrow down to the part of the program where the bug is located. You can hand-trace the program (i.e., catch errors by reading the program), or you can insert print statements in order to show the values of the variables or the execution flow of the program. This approach might work for a short, simple program. But for a large, complex program, the most effective approach for debugging is to use a debugger utility. Liang, Introduction to Java Programming, Eighth Edition, (c) 2011 Pearson Education, Inc. All rights reserved. 0132130807 66
  67. 67. Debugger Debugger is a program that facilitates debugging. You can use a debugger to Execute a single statement at a time. Trace into or stepping over a method. Set breakpoints. Display variables. Display call stack. Modify variables. Liang, Introduction to Java Programming, Eighth Edition, (c) 2011 Pearson Education, Inc. All rights reserved. 0132130807 67
  68. 68. JOptionPane Input This book provides two ways of obtaining input. 1. 2. Using the Scanner class (console input) Using JOptionPane input dialogs Liang, Introduction to Java Programming, Eighth Edition, (c) 2011 Pearson Education, Inc. All rights reserved. 0132130807 68
  69. 69. Getting Input from Input Dialog Boxes String input = JOptionPane.showInputDialog( "Enter an input"); Liang, Introduction to Java Programming, Eighth Edition, (c) 2011 Pearson Education, Inc. All rights reserved. 0132130807 69
  70. 70. Getting Input from Input Dialog Boxes String string = JOptionPane.showInputDialog( null, “Prompting Message”, “Dialog Title”, JOptionPane.QUESTION_MESSAGE); Liang, Introduction to Java Programming, Eighth Edition, (c) 2011 Pearson Education, Inc. All rights reserved. 0132130807 70
  71. 71. Two Ways to Invoke the Method There are several ways to use the showInputDialog method. For the time being, you only need to know two ways to invoke it. One is to use a statement as shown in the example: String string = JOptionPane.showInputDialog(null, x, y, JOptionPane.QUESTION_MESSAGE); where x is a string for the prompting message, and y is a string for the title of the input dialog box. The other is to use a statement like this: JOptionPane.showInputDialog(x); where x is a string for the prompting message. Liang, Introduction to Java Programming, Eighth Edition, (c) 2011 Pearson Education, Inc. All rights reserved. 0132130807 71
  72. 72. Converting Strings to Integers The input returned from the input dialog box is a string. If you enter a numeric value such as 123, it returns “123”. To obtain the input as a number, you have to convert a string into a number. To convert a string into an int value, you can use the static parseInt method in the Integer class as follows: int intValue = Integer.parseInt(intString); where intString is a numeric string such as “123”. Liang, Introduction to Java Programming, Eighth Edition, (c) 2011 Pearson Education, Inc. All rights reserved. 0132130807 72
  73. 73. Converting Strings to Doubles To convert a string into a double value, you can use the static parseDouble method in the Double class as follows: double doubleValue =Double.parseDouble(doubleString); where doubleString is a numeric string such as “123.45”. Liang, Introduction to Java Programming, Eighth Edition, (c) 2011 Pearson Education, Inc. All rights reserved. 0132130807 73
  74. 74. Problem: Computing Loan Payments Using Input Dialogs Same as the preceding program for computing loan payments, except that the input is entered from the input dialogs and the output is displayed in an output dialog. loanAmount × monthlyInterestRate 1 1− numberOfYears×12 (1 + monthlyInterestRate) ComputeLoanUsingInputDialog Liang, Introduction to Java Programming, Eighth Edition, (c) 2011 Pearson Education, Inc. All rights reserved. 0132130807 Run 74
  75. 75. Companion Website Debugging in NetBeans Supplement II.E, Learning Java Effectively with NetBeans Liang, Introduction to Java Programming, Eighth Edition, (c) 2011 Pearson Education, Inc. All rights reserved. 0132130807 75
  76. 76. Companion Website Debugging in Eclipse Supplement II.G, Learning Java Effectively with NetBeans Liang, Introduction to Java Programming, Eighth Edition, (c) 2011 Pearson Education, Inc. All rights reserved. 0132130807 76

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