Running Total

A sum of numbers that accumlates with each iteration of a loop through an accumulator variable.

Compared Strings

To compare Strings you must use the equals method, as a relational operator will not work due to the Strings referencing the object's address instead of the actual value.

Sential Value

A value that signals when the end of a list of values has been reached.

Overloaded Method

A method that shares the same name as another but has a different signature. The method used is determined by the arguments passed to it when using the method.

Overloaded Constructor

A constructor that shares the same name as another but has a different signature. The constructor used is determined by the arguments passed to it when using the constructor.

Static Class Member

A member that belongs to the class, but not to the objects instantiated from the class.