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Java break statement example

  1. /*
  2.   Java break statement example.
  3.   This example shows how to use java break statement to terminate the loop.
  4. */
  5. public class JavaBreakExample {
  6.  
  7.   public static void main(String[] args) {
  8.     /*
  9.      * break statement is used to terminate the loop in java. The following example
  10.      * breaks the loop if the array element is equal to true.
  11.      *
  12.      * After break statement is executed, the control goes to the statement
  13.      * immediately after the loop containing break statement.
  14.      */
  15.      
  16.     int intArray[] = new int[]{1,2,3,4,5};
  17.    
  18.     System.out.println("Elements less than 3 are : ");
  19.     for(int i=0; i < intArray.length ; i ++)
  20.     {  
  21.       if(intArray[i] == 3)
  22.         break;
  23.       else
  24.         System.out.println(intArray[i]);
  25.     }
  26.    
  27.   }
  28. }
  29.  
  30. /*
  31. Output would be
  32. Elements less than 3 are :
  33. 1
  34. 2
  35. */