You are here

Allowable Data Types

5 February, 2015 - 11:20

Within some programming languages, increment and decrement can be used only on the integer data type. C++ however, expands this not only to all of the integer family but also to the floating-point family (float and double). Incrementing 3.87 will change the value to 4.87. Decrementing 'C' will change the value to 'B'. Remember the ASCII character values are really one byte unsigned integers (domain from 0 to 255).