In This Chapter
• Get a deeper understanding of how primitives and objects work
• Understand that even primitives have object-like traits
In the previous chapter (Chapter 12, “Strings”) and less so in the “Of Pizza, Types, Primitives, and Objects” chapter (Chapter 11), you got a sneak peek at something that is probably pretty confusing. I’ve stated many times that primitives are very plain and simple. Unlike Objects, they don’t contain properties that allow you to fiddle with their values in interesting (or boring) ways. Yet, as clearly demonstrated by all the stuff you can do with strings, your primitives seem to have a mysterious dark side to them: ...