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Hussein Darwish
Hussein Darwish
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why is "int" written in lower case?

Craig has explained that java is a sensitive language. so this should be an error.

3 Answers

Jason Anders
Jason Anders
Treehouse Moderator 145,095 Points

Hey there,

Yes, case is very important in Java, as well as other languages.

In Java int is a primitive type and must be written all in lower-case. You'd receive an error if you use an Upper-Case letter. All primitive types in Java and lower-cased.

You can have a look here for more info on these types.

Keep Coding! :) :dizzy:

Pranjal Agnihotri
Pranjal Agnihotri
4,187 Points

Simple answer is that integer is a primitive data type. So it is Lower Cased.