variable_get and variable_set in Drupal 8
variable_get()/variable_set() and variable_del() API was removed from Drupal 8 in favor of Configuration API.
So in order to save a simple variable in your module firstly you need to decide on a config object name and a name for the settings. Simple settings can be stored in a config object named <module_name>.settings, while for more complex settings it is advisable to use sub-keys.
To get a variable in Drupal 7 you would use: