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