Skip to main content
Engineering LibreTexts

17.10: Vocabulary

  • Page ID
    19639
  • object:
    A collection of related data that comes with a set of methods that operate on it.
    primitive:
    A data type that stores a single value and provides no methods.
    Unicode:
    A standard for representing characters in most of the world’s languages.
    immutable:
    An object that, once created, cannot be modified. Strings are immutable by design.
    empty string:
    The string "", which contains no characters and has a length of zero.
    wrapper class:
    Classes in java.lang that provide constants and methods for working with primitive types.
    parse:
    To read a string and interpret or translate it.
    empty array:
    An array with no elements and a length of zero.