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Name: Pointer Data Type
ID: m22151
Language: English (en)
Summary: An introduction to the pointer data type as used within the C++ programming language.
Subject: Science and Technology
License: Creative Commons Attribution License CC-BY 3.0

Authors: Kenneth Leroy Busbee (
Copyright Holders: Kenneth Leroy Busbee (
Maintainers: Kenneth Leroy Busbee (

Latest version: 1.3 (history)
First publication date: Apr 19, 2009 8:59 am +0000
Last revision to module: Jan 15, 2010 12:26 pm +0000


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Version History

Version: 1.3 Jan 15, 2010 12:26 pm +0000 by Kenneth Leroy Busbee
Added Google Analytics.

Version: 1.2 Apr 19, 2009 6:10 pm +0000 by Kenneth Leroy Busbee
Added supplemental link. 

Version: 1.1 Apr 19, 2009 9:04 am +0000 by Kenneth Leroy Busbee
Initial Module.

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