It is sometimes useful to treat an expression as if it belonged to different type. A typecast allows you to do this by, in effect, temporarily changing an expression's type. For example, Integer('A') casts the character a as an integer.

The syntax for a typecast is typeIdentifier(expression)

If the expression is a variable, the result is called a variable typecast; otherwise, the result is a value typecast. While their syntax is the same, different rules apply to the two kinds of typecast.

Project Management Made Easy

Project Management Made Easy

What you need to know about… Project Management Made Easy! Project management consists of more than just a large building project and can encompass small projects as well. No matter what the size of your project, you need to have some sort of project management. How you manage your project has everything to do with its outcome.

Get My Free Ebook

Post a comment