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Address vs. pointers

Address vs. pointers: Learning C++ Pointers
Address vs. pointers: Learning C++ Pointers

A pointer is a datatype that contains the address of another datatype. To obtain the address of a variable in C++, we use the & symbol. The address changes every time we execute the code. The address-of operator, &, is a unary operator that obtains the address of a variable.

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Development Tools Developer Programming Languages C++

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