© Mikael Olsson 2020
M. OlssonC++20 Quick Syntax Referencehttps://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4842-5995-5_13

13. Constructors

Mikael Olsson1 
Hammarland, Finland
In addition to fields and methods, a class can contain a constructor. This is a special kind of method used to construct, or instantiate , the object. It always has the same name as the class and does not have a return type. To be accessible from another class, the constructor needs to be declared in a section marked with the public access modifier.
class MyRectangle
  int x, y;
MyRectangle::MyRectangle() { x = 10; y = 5; }
When a new instance of this class is created, the constructor method will be called, which in this case assigns default values to the fields.
int main() ...

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