What is difference between string and String? same way int and Int16,32,64 etc

Posted on 2011-05-10
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I know in C# we have both variable type like string and int and then object type with CAPS like Int32 and String.

I know one is primitive variable and the other is a class object but as a newbie I just look at it as a concept. Can you give me any specific scenario in which we use use one over other and why?
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Jens Fiederer earned 2000 total points
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The Int16, etc. allow you to specify the number of bits - only ONE of these is the same as int.

Not much difference aside from style between string and String, see


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Thank you so much :).
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My pleasure, thanks.
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In C# there isn't any difference. One is a compiler alias to the other.

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