In the course “Everything about Pointers and References,” you’ll delve into the fundamental aspects of memory management and variable manipulation within a computer’s architecture. You’ll learn how memory addresses are utilized to store variable locations efficiently and understand the concept of references as nicknames for these memory locations. By exploring practical applications like the swap variable operation and returning multiple values from functions using references, you’ll gain a deep understanding of how these concepts play a crucial role in programming. Additionally, you’ll unravel the mysteries of pointers, their size implications based on the OS, and their distinctive characteristics compared to references in both C and C++. This course is your gateway to mastering the intricacies of memory management and variable manipulation, empowering you with essential skills for advanced programming.
What Will You Learn?
- Memory Addresses and Variable Storage
- References: Nicknames for Variables
- Swapping Variables and Returning Values
- Pointers: Their Sizes and Usage
- Pointers vs. References in C/C++
- Hands-on Coding practice on Visual Studio
Everything about pointers and References
Memory address and Variables locations stored in computer08:26
What is a reference05:02
Application of reference in swap variable06:23
Returning multiple values from a function using references16:52
What is a pointer?29:05
Swap function using pointers04:25
Difference of pointers and references in c and c++02:12