Data Type


The format that a piece of data[3] is stored in. It is important as you should only manipulate data that is of the same type. Examples of data types are integer[4], float[5], boolean[1], character[2], string[6], date / time.

Terms definitions
1. boolean. A data type that can store two values, true/false, yes/no, 0/1, on/off, etc. Related Articles: Creating Custom Player InputsGlossary: StringGlossary: CharacterGlossary: BooleanGlossary: BoolGlossary: Float2 Displaying Output – Printing messages3 Strings are Text7 ListsVEXCode V5 Pro – Robot Movement1.07 Develop a computer program (91883 L1 4cr)« Back to Glossary Index
2. character. A data type used to store a single character. Often enclosed in ‘a’ Related Articles: Creating Custom Player InputsGlossary: StringGlossary: CharacterGlossary: BooleanGlossary: BoolGlossary: Float2 Displaying Output – Printing messages3 Strings are Text7 ListsVEXCode V5 Pro – Robot Movement1.07 Develop a computer program (91883 L1 4cr)« Back to Glossary Index
3. data. Raw facts or figures without context or meaning. e.g. 1, “Boris”, False Related Articles: Creating Custom Player InputsGlossary: StringGlossary: CharacterGlossary: BooleanGlossary: BoolGlossary: Float2 Displaying Output – Printing messages3 Strings are Text7 ListsVEXCode V5 Pro – Robot Movement1.07 Develop a computer program (91883 L1 4cr)« Back to Glossary Index
4. integer. A whole number that can be positive, zero or negative. It cannot be a fraction or a decimal number. e.g. -5, 0, 1, 3. Related Articles: Creating Custom Player InputsGlossary: StringGlossary: CharacterGlossary: BooleanGlossary: BoolGlossary: Float2 Displaying Output – Printing messages3 Strings are Text7 ListsVEXCode V5 Pro – Robot Movement1.07 Develop a computer program (91883 L1 […]
5. float. A data type used to store a floating point decimal number. Related Articles: Creating Custom Player InputsGlossary: StringGlossary: CharacterGlossary: BooleanGlossary: BoolGlossary: Float2 Displaying Output – Printing messages3 Strings are Text7 ListsVEXCode V5 Pro – Robot Movement1.07 Develop a computer program (91883 L1 4cr)« Back to Glossary Index