Advanced Java Notes 2 - Scope of a variable The region of...

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Method Contains an instruction or list of instructions that an object of that class follows to perform a task Method* Should have a descriptive verb-based name that follows the lowerCamelCase naming convention Keyword or Reserved word Called reserved because the use is reserved for the built-in purpose Keyword or Reserved word* May not be used as a variable name Main is a ______ Method Variable (Java for Students) "A variable is a kind of storage box used to remember values so that they can be used or altered later in a method" Local Variable A variable known only within a method or a small program structure, such as loop structure or conditional structure
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Unformatted text preview: Scope of a variable The region of code where the variable can be used Syntax Error Occurs whenever we use incorrect grammar or incorrect punctuation Lexical Error Occurs whenever a program contains a word that is NOT in its vocabulary, such as: an undefined object name, a method name, a class name, a local variable, or an instance variable Runtime or execution Error Occurs whenever an object, such as a robot, is unable to execute an instruction successfully, and the program is forced to terminate Intent Error Occurs whenever the program successfully terminates (no execution error) but does not successfully complete its task...
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