Day 13. Managing Arrays and Strings

In lessons on previous days, you declared a single int, char, or other object. You often want to declare a collection of objects, such as 20 ints or a litter of Cats.

Today, you will learn

• What arrays are and how to declare them

• What strings are and how to use character arrays to make them

• The relationship between arrays and pointers

• How to use pointer arithmetic

• What linked lists are

What Is an Array?

An array is a sequential collection of data storage locations, each of which holds the same type of data. Each storage location is called an element of the array.

You declare an array by writing the type, followed by the array name and the subscript. The subscript is the number of elements in the ...

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