Module show_notes::e017 [] [src]

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Notes

By listener request, today we look at the syntax and semantics of referencing and dereferencing and the corresponding & and * operators.

As was the case with e016, the code samples have little to say in their documentation; reading the code will be necessary for seeing the ideas.

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Structs

DataStore

A dummy container for use with references.

Functions

demonstrate_deref

A simple example of using the dereference operator.

demonstrate_match

A simple demonstration of matching against a reference type.

demonstrate_ref

Give a basic example of how the reference operator works.