Data Types Used in OS1
This chapter will provide information on various data types used in OS1. These data types are building blocks for data representing and manipulating various OS1 services.
Data types are essential for ensuring data integrity, optimizing memory usage, and enabling efficient data operations. They serve various purposes, from handling basic values like numbers and characters to more complex structures such as arrays and objects.
The table below outlines the characteristics and limitations of each type and their significance in OS1.
A string is a data type used to represent a sequence of characters.
An array is a data structure used in computer programming to store a collection of elements of the same data type in a contiguous memory location.
Boolean is a data type in computer programming representing a binary value that can have one of two possible states: true or false.
An object is a self-contained unit that encapsulates data and behavior, representing a real-world entity or concept
An address represents a physical location or postal address.
It is a user-defined data type for storing/using contact details.
The money data type is designed to manage financial data, such as currency amounts and financial transactions
A "Geo Point data type" is a specialized data type used to represent geographical point locations with latitude and longitude coordinates.
The “Number” data type is a fundamental data type used to represent numeric values.