Java Programming/Keywords/while

while is a Java keyword.

It starts a looping block.

The general syntax of a while, using Extended Backus-Naur Form, is

while-looping-statement ::= while condition-clause 
                                    single-statement | block-statement
 
condition-clause    ::= ( Boolean Expression )
single-statement    ::= Statement
block-statement     ::= { Statement [ Statements ] }

For example:

Computer code
while ( i < maxLoopIter )
 {
    System.println("Iter=" +i++);
 }

See also:

Last modified on 31 March 2010, at 18:45