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byte and short

mi te

Joined: Mar 09, 2006
Posts: 29
Just a quick question I'd like to ask. Is there a mark for byte and short variables like F for float and D for double?
Barry Gaunt
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No, for the integral types there is only L (or l) for long.

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mi te

Joined: Mar 09, 2006
Posts: 29
I'm sorry about the tedious question I asked. I just wondered, when defining a size for an array, it might be quicker to just write

int ary[] = new int[3B]; //B for byte

instead of

byte b = 3;
int ary[] = new int[b];

But anyway the byte number will be converted to int, so I'm talking gibberish, once again sorry.

Thanks for your reply anyways.
It is sorta covered in the JavaRanch Style Guide.
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