It is possible to set a normal (direct) variable in three ways:
In all of these cases, although you might not know a variable's value in advance of any given point, you do know the name of the variable that is to receive the value.
AGE=36 is a direct variable assignment. The value of 36 might change at a later stage and it may also have some calculation applied to it, but the variable name
AGE will not change.
In some cases, however, you may need the ability to generate variable names on the fly. You may not know the number or names of variables you are going to need at the ...