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Here we describe all the integer types and their basic characteristics. See Integers in Depth, for more information about the bit-level integer data representations and arithmetic.
|• Basic Integers||Overview of the various kinds of integers.|
|• Signed and Unsigned Types||Integers can either hold both negative and non-negative values, or only non-negative.|
|• Narrow Integers||When to use smaller integer types.|
|• Integer Conversion||Casting a value from one integer type to another.|
|• Boolean Type||An integer type for boolean values.|
|• Integer Variations||Sizes of integer types can vary across platforms.|