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Richard MacCutchan17-Dec-20 2:35
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honey the codewitch17-Dec-20 3:15
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I think that's a common trap. It doesn't help that misusing them causes faults because I think that makes them intimidating but all a fault is is an unhandled exception. Fear is a huge stumbling block to growth.

It doesn't help that I've seen lots of articles (not necessarily here) rag on pointers and state that they're scary in so many words, probably from authors that never got comfortable with them themselves.

A lot of times it's no different than accessing an array.
Real programmers use butterflies

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