Data Type and Variable in C/C++

In the previous section, you've seen details about the first program in C/C++ programming language. Now I shall discuss an important topic in C/C++ programming named data type.

Data type basics
To work with computer and computer programming, a programmer must handle various information or data. This data may be either numeric or string. Before programming with C/C++ for any application, you must decide which kind of data you want to handle. C/C++ gives you four basic fundamental data types to handle this information.