Function Pointers in C
Date: This event took place live on May 22 2014
Presented by: Richard Reese
Duration: Approximately 60 minutes.
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Function pointers can be thought of as a way of passing around the address of a set of instructions embodied in a function. This technique provides an interesting and flexible way to control a program's behavior. Pointers are at the heart of C. Understanding how to use function pointers is a key C programming skill.
The basics of function pointers will be introduced followed by examples of their use and common issues that arise from their use. Topics covered in the webcast include:
About Richard Reese
Richard Reese enjoys learning new technology and applying it whenever he can. At the same time he likes to stay rooted in core technologies such as C. He worked in industry for over 17 years, primarily in Aerospace. He is currently an Associate Professor at Tarleton State University in Stephenville Texas and is the author of four books including O'Reilly's Understanding and Using C Pointers.