Chapter 6. Using Arrays
Learn how to define and initialize an array
Learn how to access array elements
See how to use loops with arrays
Find and replace text and formatting
Learn to use multi-dimensional arrays
Why Use Arrays?
With the exception of character strings, the data types and variables you’ve seen up to this point have been simple data types that store only a single value. Consider these two variables:
char ch = 'B'; int num = 134;
Variables like these are called scalar variables. They can contain only a single value at a time, and you can’t subdivide them further; they are elemental. An array is a group of variables having the same data type.
In writing efficient programs, it’s often convenient to have an array of variables ...