Primitive data type which uses a single bit to store a single true/false value

byte data type

Primitive data type capable of representing 8 bits of integer information

Case sensitivity

In programming, identifiers must use specific upper and lowercase characters

char data type

Primitive data type which stores a single character in Unicode

Character data

Bits that store individual letters, numbers or other single pieces of text

Control character

A bit pattern that represents directions rather than symbols, such as the end of a line or where to start pages

Data type

A certain kind of information, represented by a certain pattern of bits

double data type

Primitive data type capable of representing a 64 bit floating point number

float data type

Primitive data type capable of representing a 32 bit floating point number

Floating point

A way to represent numbers so the decimal point can be at a varying point; usually utilizes scientific notation

int data type

Primitive data type capable of representing 32 bits of integer information

Integer

A whole number, or the negative of a whole number

long data type

Primitive data type capable of representing 64 bits of integer information

Primitive data type

Type of data that is so fundamental that ways to represent it are built into Java

Scientific notation

A way of representing numbers including a coefficient times a base raised to an exponent

short data type

Primitive data type capable of representing 16 bits of integer information

Unicode

A scheme using 16 or more bits per character so that a very large number of characters can be represented, nearly all of the characters in all of the world's languages