This chapter will introduce you to the concept of types. A data type, or simply a type, is a classification of data. The type defines the operations that can be done on the data and the various attributes it might have. A sentence or a word can be considered as being a
String. A number (non-decimal) can be considered to be an
Int type. We will cover what exactly
Int are along with how to create our own instances of
Int. An instance is the actual number or the actual word we're referring to.
In this chapter, we will cover the following topics:
Creating an instance of a
Having a clear understanding as to what a type is