Values in Boomi Flow are similar to variables in the programming paradigm. Values are containers that have a name, and contain data. This data can be numbers, text, dates, instances of a type (say, Type: Customer), or another value.
Sometimes, we want the value to save default content (which we may or may not subsequently change during the course of a flow, based on our business needs). We can assign a default value to a new value we are creating.
We can set a default value for all the content types supported in Flow – Boolean, Content, Date/Time, List, Number, Object, Password, String, Encrypted. For example, here we are creating a list of states in the country: