Questions tagged [data-types]

A data type is a classification which tells the computer how the program intends to use the data. Use for questions about instruction that involves type (boolean, string, integer, etc).

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Once implicit/inferred typing is introduced, how can I impress upon students the importance of not abusing it?

I typically have the same students two semesters in a row, for programming I (VB.NET) and programming II (C#). In our early, impressionable time together, I stress to these students (high-schoolers) ...