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Pointer Java

Why there is no pointer in Java ?

3rd Sep 2022, 6:52 PM
Roland - avatar
2 Answers
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They are hidden. Probably people mess up too often in C and C++. So, java uses references. Question is also, why do you want pointers?
3rd Sep 2022, 7:17 PM
Ani Jona 🕊
Ani Jona 🕊 - avatar
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Must be a design choice. Handling pointers manually is a complex task. Java uses references which are nothing but pointers under the hood.
4th Sep 2022, 10:22 AM
Avinesh - avatar