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Using Pointers Effectively

  • Jack Purdum

Abstract

This chapter is a continuation of Chapter 8. In that chapter, you learned what a pointer is and how to manipulate them in expressions. In this chapter, you will learn:
  • Valid pointer operations

  • Pointer arithmetic

  • Using pointers to functions

  • The Right-Left Rule for deciphering complex data definitions

  • Why using pointers can lead to more efficient code

Keywords

Function Call Error Message Memory Address Pointer Arithmetic Character 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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© Jack Purdum 2012

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  • Jack Purdum

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