Aggregate Data Type
|Aggregate data type also refer to
complex data structure, is any type of data that can be
referenced as a single entity, and yet consists of more
than one piece of data. This data type is used to keep
all related data together in a way that emphasizes the
relationship of the data. Examples of aggregate
data are strings, arrays, classes, and structures.
Data Type is use to create higher-level structures, and
for a more effective data use. A proper used of
sturctured data helps to make programs less complicated,
easier to understand and maintain.
|Structured Data in Aggregate Data
Benefits of Structured Data:
|Abstract Data Types (ADTs)
An abstract data type is a collection of data and operation that work on that data.
Benefits of Using Abstract Data Type:
Set #1: A large C++ program showing good and
bad examples of all four tips.
Vince Sorensen, Mandy Aldcorn
Revise Authors: Alice Mok, Rena Xu, Mandy Wong, Anthony Leung, Andy Ho, Gary Lo
Reference: Code Complete, A Practical Handbook of Software Construction. Steve McConnell. Microsoft Press (1993)
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