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Thread: Why Java Data types called primitive?

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    Default Why Java Data types called primitive?

    Please help I'm a newbie.. I'm just wondering why


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    Default Re: Why Java Data types called primitive?

    Sounds like a homework question to me..
    What did your research show?

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    Default Re: Why Java Data types called primitive?

    i can't find anything directly answer my question..

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    Default Re: Why Java Data types called primitive?

    thanks.. though it is not the answer i'm looking for..

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    Default Re: Why Java Data types called primitive?

    What answer were you looking for? That implies you know what the answer is so why ask the question?
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    Default Re: Why Java Data types called primitive?

    answer like It is called Primitive because ..................... as simple as Java was originally called "Oak".. The language, initially called Oak after an oak tree that stood outside Gosling's office... something like that but it's ok if there's really none... thanks anyway

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    Default Re: Why Java Data types called primitive?

    primitive data types are the basis for which all objects are derived. So, it's "primitive", because it's the first, the beginning.

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    Default Re: Why Java Data types called primitive?

    You ask a question (which you could research yourself)
    Someone provides an answer
    Your reply was basically "I don't like your answer, give me another one"

    Do you realise how rude that makes you?
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    Default Re: Why Java Data types called primitive?

    Thanks Hisma.. Thanks for all who replied and answered me.. God Bless all of you..

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    Default Re: Why Java Data types called primitive?

    The building blocks of the objects in java are called as primitive data types. There are eight primitive data types such as byte, short, int, long, char, float, double, and boolean. They are categorized according to the groups like Integers, floating point numbers, characters and boolean. These are the built-in data types of the programming language.

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    Default Re: Why Java Data types called primitive?

    thanks albsmith

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