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How do variables work in smileBASIC?


Variables are very important in programming because they hold information you will need through your program.

To declare a number variable, you can use the following code: (sometimes numerical variables are called "real")


The above code creates a variable called MYVARIABLE and places the numerical value 9 in it!

To declare a string variable, you can use the following code: (string variables are where you hold words)


The above code creates a variable called MYGAME and places the string value "GAME1" in it. Remember, you need to $ sign after your variable name for it to be a string variable.

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