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Pointers and References

  • Ivor Horton
Chapter

Abstract

The concepts of pointers and references have similarities, which is why I have put them together in a single chapter. Pointers are important because they provide the foundation for allocating memory dynamically. Pointers can also make your programs more effective and efficient in other ways. Both references and pointers are fundamental to object oriented programming.

Keywords

Array Element Pointer Notation Reference Count Memory Leak Constant Pointer 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.

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© Ivor Horton 2014

Authors and Affiliations

  • Ivor Horton
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  1. 1.WAUnited Kingdom

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