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Value and Reference Types

Types in Swift fall into one of two categories:

1) “Value Types” -> where Each instance keeps a unique copy of its data. 261 more words

Value type methods - call, callvirt, constrained and hidden boxing

Long time ago I wrote a post here on  call vs callvirt and the needed of the this null check. Here I want to wrote about this topic but on value types. 458 more words


Familiarizing with value and reference types in C#

✓ Value types – Most of the primitive types, such as int, float, double, and char are collectively called value types. These types have a fixed size, and when you declare a variable, the compiler generates code that allocates a block of memory big enough to hold a corresponding value. 967 more words


Value Type and Reference Type

Value Type:

  • Small type that have their values allocated on the stack in memory.
  • Cannot be null; must always contain data.
  • When passed in method (by val), they are coped as new objects.So the original  value will never change only the copy will change.
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