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Java Question

Primitive Data Types in Java

What is the actual meaning of primitive in java?

Why java called primitive data "TYPE" ?


In Java, every variable has a type declared in the source code. There are two kinds of types: reference types and primitive types. Reference types are references to objects. Primitive types directly contain values. There are 8 primitive types:

  • byte
  • short
  • int
  • long
  • char
  • float
  • double
  • boolean