VB .NET Syntax Variables

 

- Info:

- JAVA has 8 primitive types for storing variables of different type and length shown below in bold blue font.

 

- Dim...As:

- Dim...As keyword combination is used to define variable type.

- If both As and type declaration character are ommited Variant variable type is presumed.

- Dim stands for Dimension and comes from BASIC where it was used to define dimension of array.

- Info on Dim keyword is based on http://www.vb6.us/tutorials/vb6-variable-scope.

- Info on variable types is based on http://www.rentron.com/datatypes.htm.