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The rules that apply to the data types in a programming language. Every language supports some number of data types (binary, text string, floating point, etc.) that are processed by the instructions. Type checking verifies that the operations performed on the data are correct; for example, a text string cannot be multiplied. Static type checking looks at the source code, while dynamic type checking works at runtime. Both methods are used to verify the proper operation of the program with regard to how instructions operate on the data. See data type and polymorphic typing.
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Type-checking enforces the rules of the type system.
A static type system consists of a set of syntactic rules ensuring that program operations are applied to the expected form of data.
A type system is a specification of how types are assigned to values [Cardelli and Wegner 1985].
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It will be an automated system with an arm on the garbage truck except in alleys, which will continue to use a rear-loader type system.
The South African club have more than 15,000 registered players and regularly field more than 40 teams in an intra-mural type system.
Engineering investments in application development are protected because the platform has a building-block type system architecture with reusable hardware and software elements and a common function-card interface.
Rust is a new language developed at Mozilla Research that marries together the low-level flexibility of modern C++ with a strong "ownership-based" type system guaranteeing type safety, memory safety, and data race freedom.
The human element is obviously still the key, but the right software and applications expand the individual's capability, and it's important for our students to be comfortable with this type system.
The injection head had to be easily cleaned also, and the plunger type system subsequently developed was far easier and more efficient to clean than barrel screw machines.
Designer Thomas Mettendorf describes the Metroflex typeface as "an urban, multi-purpose type system.