Go easy on me, as I’m a beginner.
Other interpreted programming languages include: Perl, PHP, Python, Ruby, and more.
Some compiled programming languages include: Basic, Objective-C, C#, C++, Cobol, Java, Swift, Visual Basic, and more.
At the core of every programming language is the language’s ability to differentiate between different categories of data.
NUMBERS can be written with or without a decimal point.
Examples include whole numbers vs. fractional number vs. negative numbers. A modulo is the remainder operator. It’s written as a percentage sign, like this: %.
Anything that you put in quotations is considered a string. ” ”
STRINGS are text, as in “hello world”. They are words, numbers, and characters inside of quotes. They can be single or double quotes. “” or ‘ ‘.
You can use a string that uses both, a double-quoted string with a single quote inside of it. An example would be a contraction, as in “I can’t stop eating Frito’s.”
Example: “He said \”hello”\”. Another escape character is the backslash itself. To make the backsplash visible, you would use another backslash.
Example: “This is a backslash \\”
Even though there can be multiple words, etc., it’s still considered one string.
BOOLEANS only have two options: true or false.
Null and undefined are values, and there aren’t multiple types.
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