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Value Type and Reference Types

The Types in .NET Framework are either treated by Value Type or by Reference Type. A Value Type holds the data within its own memory allocation and a Reference Type contains a pointer to another memory location that holds the real data. 338 more words


Structures in Swift



Structures are a way of grouping data together (along with methods that act the data). In essence, structures are a collection of related variables… 869 more words

Basic Swift Language

C# - Constraining Type Parameters

Sometimes it can be useful to constrain what types can be passed to generic classes. Say for example that you were building a generic binary tree, then you might what to ensure that only types that implemented IComparable can be used. 161 more words


Shaving a yak, endlessly from null

When you try to close an unsaved document, a dialogue will pop up, asking you if you mean to disgard the unsaved work. Except the options of Yes and No, there is a Cancel. 622 more words


Stack and Heap

.NET offers a managed memory system. This is just a short way of describing a system which handles and manages the RAM memory in its own specific way. 1,351 more words


Reference types vs value types

All C# types fall into the following categories:

  • Value types
  • Reference types
  • Generic type parameters
  • Pointer types

Value types comprise most built-in types (specifically, all numeric types, the char type, and the bool type) as well as custom struct and enum types. 366 more words


Object, Void, Null, Empty, and Default

In Java almost everything is an object. Actually, I hope that it would be the case, because it would make Java a more concise language. Also there should be other types of general objects in addition to the object Object: namely Void, Null, Empty, and Default. 811 more words