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Learn C++: References and Pointers

References and pointers are some of the most powerful features in C++; they allow programmers to directly manipulate memory.

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  • Skill level

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    1 hour
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  • Prerequisites

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About this course

Continue your C++ learning journey with Learn C++: References and Pointers. Learn about memory allocation and how to conserve it with references and pointers. Pass variables by reference and use pointers when references aren’t the most efficient choice.

Skills you'll gain

  • Create references and pointers

  • Dereference pointers

  • Understand memory allocation

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