CHAPTER 10ARRAYS AND POINTERS

You will learn about the following in this chapter:

• Keyword:

static

• Operators:

& * (unary)

• How to create and initialize arrays

• Pointers (building on the basics you already know) and see how they relate to arrays

• Writing functions that process arrays

• Two-dimensional arrays

People turn to computers for tasks such as tracking monthly expenses, daily rainfall, quarterly sales, and weekly weights. Enterprises turn to computers to manage payrolls, inventory, and customer transactions. As a programmer, you inevitably have to deal with large quantities of related data. Often, arrays offer the best way to handle such data in an efficient, convenient manner. Chapter 6, “C Control Statements: Looping,” introduced ...

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