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Data Type vs Data Structure

Should array in Swift be considered as a data type or data structure? How is it considered in general?

2 Answers

William Li
William Li
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It's both, In Computer Science, Array is considered composite data type, as well as Data Structure for storing a series of values.

Thanks William. As i understand in Swift, It's abstracted. End user doesn't know and need to be aware of the nitty-gritty's and seems like it's more a type than a data structure. But, in languages like C, it's more a data structure.