Variable in Java


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Variable Declaration Rules in Java

Variable is an identifier which holds data or another one variable is an identifier whose value can be changed at the execution time of program. Variable is an identifier which can be used to identify input data in a program.

variable declaration in java

Syntax

Variable_name = value;

Rules to declare a Variable

  • Every variable name should start with either alphabets or underscore ( _ ) or dollar ( $ ) symbol.
  • No space are allowed in the variable declarations.
  • Except underscore ( _ ) no special symbol are allowed in the middle of variable declaration
  • Variable name always should exist in the left hand side of assignment operators.
  • Maximum length of variable is 64 characters.
  • No keywords should access variable name.

Note: Actually a variable also can start with ¥,¢, or any other currency sign.

Example of Variable Declaration

class Sum
{
 public static void main(String[] args) 
  { 
   int _a, ¢b, ¥c, $d, result;
   _a=10;
   ¢b=20;
   ¥c=30;
   $d=40;   
   result=_a+¢b+¥c+$d; 
   System.out.println("Sum is :" +result);
  }
}

Output

Sum is : 100

Variable declarations

In which sufficient memory will be allocated and holds default values.

Syntax

Datatype  variable_name;
byte  b1;
Variable in java

Variable initialization

It is the process of storing user defined values at the time of allocation of memory space.

Variable in java

Variable assignment

Value is assigned to a variable if that is already declared or initialized.

Syntax

	Variable_Name = value
	int a = 100;
Variable

Syntax

int  a= 100;
int b;
b = 25;  //  ------>  direct assigned variable
b = a;    //  ------>  assigned value in term of variable
b = a+15;  //  ------>  assigned value as term of expression

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