What is Programming?


Simple Starter Program

The simplest possible Java program consists of 1 class, 1 method, and 1 statement.

/**
 * Simple program example:
 * This is the simplest type of class that produces output.
 * It has 1 class, with a single method that has a single statement.
 *
 * @author Ann Instructor, 1 January 2016
 */
public class VerySimpleProgram
{
    /** The main function initiates execution of this program. */
    public static void main()
    {
        System.out.println ("Hello, world!");
    }
}

Alyce Brady, Kalamazoo College