Warning: preg_replace(): The /e modifier is deprecated, use preg_replace_callback instead in ..../includes/class_bbcode.php on line 2958
Pointers Demonstration Video
Results 1 to 3 of 3

Thread: Pointers Demonstration Video

  1. #1
    Join Date
    Jan 2005
    Pointer Concept in Java

    Many programmers believe that Java does not contain pointers like C++ does. Thats not true! Java has pointers but to make our lives easier, Java actually hides them from us. Pointers are referred to as Objects and Object References in Java (not Pointees as shown in the video). This neat video demonstrates the concept of pointers in Java and is funny too. Enjoy!

    Link: Binky Pointer Video

    Credited to: http://cslibrary.stanford.edu/104/ (Visit this webpage to watch the video for the making of Binky Pointer Video :lol: )


  2. #2
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Jan 2005
    Neer Springfield, MA
    Do you work from them? I dont really know crap about Java.
    "If you enjoy what you do, you'll never work another day in your life."

    My man confucius said it well :D

    Why is my signature text blue I did not make it like that??

  3. #3
    Join Date
    Jan 2005
    Do you work from them?
    Yes, when programming in Java, objects and object references are used everywhere. Except that Java hides it for reducing source code complexity. However it crucial to understand it as to see whats going on under or behind the source code and how Java handles it all. I'm thinking to write a short tutorial on objects.

    As illustrated by the video, pointers are in this case object references and pointee is an object. The reason pointers share same pointee is to improve efficiency which is enhanced by "Java Garbage Collection" feature which is a major drawback in C++ resulting in memory leak. More on this later. Enjoy!


Similar Threads

  1. Video Help
    By pimpgorilla in forum Windows - General Topics
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 11-06-2006, 09:02 PM
  2. Video with PHP, video forums?
    By Fatal Error in forum Linux - General Topics
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 05-24-2005, 10:18 PM
  3. Mouse pointers and fonts in Libranet
    By Dswissmiss in forum Linux - Software, Applications & Programming
    Replies: 4
    Last Post: 05-08-2004, 05:35 PM
  4. Video
    By mugs in forum Redhat / Fedora
    Replies: 14
    Last Post: 12-10-2002, 10:56 PM
  5. New Video Card
    By CP in forum Linux - Hardware, Networking & Security
    Replies: 9
    Last Post: 06-26-2002, 01:32 PM


Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts