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.