Data Type: Anything that is processed by a computer is called data. There are different types of data that can be given to the computer for processing. A data type is a classification identifying the typeof data. It determines the
In each programming language there are some primitive data types. For example in the C programming language they are: Please note that these sizes can be compiler or machine dependent in the case of this language. For other languages such as Java, the sizes are defined by the language itself.