Programming Data Types
It’s important to specify the right data type for your data structures because the program needs to know what type of values an object can store and which operations can be successfully performed using it. Failure to use the correct data type may result in you losing the ability to perform sorts or calculations using the data.
Common Data Types
Data types can change from one programming language to another, but here is a list usually found in most:
|Real||Numbers with decimal places|