What is Token in Java?

Before starting with the concept of data types in Java, let’s be aware of the basics:

Java Token 

You must have read in your science classes that the cell is the smallest fundamental and individual unit of human body.

Similarly, every single individual unit of a Java program is called Token.

A Token is to Java what a cell is to human body.

There are various kinds of tokens:

  1. Constants (Literals)
  2. Variables (Identifiers)
  3. Assignments
  4. Punctuators
  5. Separators
  6. Operators
What is Token in Java?