Variables in a computer language are used to store data information. A variable is a piece of storage containing a value.
Variables created by declarations are identified:
A variable is considered as the runtime counterpart of a identifier token and therefore are used interchangeably.
Not every value has an address, but every variable does.
Variables are sometimes described as addressable values.
The purpose of variables is to manage:
- and configuration. See Language - (Variable) Constant
Variable have the following properties: