Keywords in Java

Keyword are the reserved names of any language and can not be used as name of variables and functions etc.

The list of keywords in Java is given below.

abstract continue for new switch
assert*** default goto* package synchronized
boolean do if private this
break double implements protected throw
byte else import public throws
case enum**** instanceof return transient
catch extends int short try
char final interface static void
class finally long strictfp** volatile
const* float native super while

* not used

** added in 1.2

*** added in 1.4

**** added in 5.0