To pointer, or not to pointer: That is the question

For a very long time now I’ve been looking for good explanations of pointers, and how the varying kinds differ.I’ve finally found a book that does a good job of explaining what they are and how they differ. The book is by Bjarne Stroustrup (the creator of C++) it’s called Programming: Principles and Practice Using C++. The book is supposed to teach you how to program (become a good programmer) using C++ not teach the C++ language. Read more →