Is var short for variable?

(Cherolyn Lexvold) #1

Thus far, var sounds interesting, but mysterious

(Carolyn Van Slyck) #2

haha, yes var is the reserved keyword for variable. Similarly const is for constant.

(Cherolyn Lexvold) #3

Thanks Carolyn :blush:

(J Ohn Stuart) #4

yes, here is a nice example for the var keyword:

(Cherolyn Lexvold) #5

So why do we get “false false false”

(Norbert Melzer) #6

Because false is the zero value for bool.

(Cherolyn Lexvold) #7


(Norbert Melzer) #8

No, it’s documented as such in the language specifications:

(Cherolyn Lexvold) #9

When I said intriguing, that meant I was interested, but a little lost. Your answer however was helpful. Don’t worry, I’ll get there