Computer Programming 12 — //INIT: Datatypes

Different kinds of data for every purpose...

Almost every programming language stores information differently according to what kind of information it is. The different kinds of information are called datatypes.

By learning HTML/CSS/Javascript, you will need to know the difference between boolean, hexidecimal, integer, floating point, character, string, and date datatypes. You will also have to learn about binary datatypes, because that is essentially how everything is broken down by computers at a fundamental level.

These are not all the kinds of datatypes out there, but these are shared among the most programming languages.

Datatype definitions