Chapter 9. Pointers and Pointer-Based Strings
Addresses are given to us to conceal our whereabouts.
|--Saki (H. H. Munro)|
By indirection find direction out.
Many things, having full reference To one consent, may work contrariously.
You will find it a very good practice always to verify your references, sir!
In this chapter you’ll learn:
What pointers are.
The similarities and differences between pointers and references, and when to use each.
To use pointers to pass arguments to functions by reference.
To use pointer-based C-style strings.
The close relationships among pointers, arrays and C-style strings.
To use pointers to functions.
To declare and use arrays of C-style strings.