8. Pointers

Objectives

In this chapter you’ll:

• Learn what pointers are.

• Learn the similarities and differences between pointers and references.

• Use pointers to pass arguments to functions by reference.

• Understand the close relationships between pointers and built-in arrays.

• Use pointer-based strings.

• Use built-in arrays.

• Use C++11 capabilities, including nullptr and Standard Library functions begin and end.

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