Primitive Types

As described earlier in this book, primitive types are core data types that are not composed of more fundamental types.

Primitive types do not need to be imported before they can be used in type annotation. But the Base Library does have modules for each primitive type to perform common tasks, like converting between the data types, transforming the data types, comparing the data types and other functionality.

In this chapter we visit some of the functionality provided by the Base Library modules for several primitive data types.