The definition of a variable's type is a function of its name.
Thus, the Internet Basic compiler recognizes
the difference between string names and numeric names based on
the "$" at the end of string variable names.
- String variable names (also called "alphanumeric variables")
must include a dollar sign ($) as the final
character of the name.
- Numeric variable names do not have any
special character at the end.
String variable Numeric variable