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Name: Language Features, Primitive Types
ID: m37130
Language: English (en)
Summary: This lesson discusses the ramifications of types short, long, byte, char, and float not being included in the Java subset for the AP Computer Science A exam.
Subject: Science and Technology
Keywords: Advanced placement, AP Computer Science, Arithmetic Operators, data types, homeschool, Java subset, Language features, primitive types
License: Creative Commons Attribution License CC-BY 3.0

Authors: R.G. (Dick) Baldwin (
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Maintainers: R.G. (Dick) Baldwin (

Latest version: 1.3 (history)
First publication date: Feb 28, 2011 11:33 am -0600
Last revision to module: Mar 3, 2011 1:27 pm -0600


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Version History

Version: 1.3 Mar 3, 2011 1:27 pm -0600 by R.G. (Dick) Baldwin
Minor update

Version: 1.2 Mar 1, 2011 10:54 am -0600 by R.G. (Dick) Baldwin
Updated link to resources.

Version: 1.1 Feb 28, 2011 1:53 pm -0600 by R.G. (Dick) Baldwin
02/28/11 Updated the title

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