Object Oriented Memory Management

Major Update on 10th April 2009, inclusion of C++ programming language! Updated on 18th April 2008, a complete example on stack and heap Updated on 15th April 2008, new contents and new layout! Updated on 6th April 2008, new contents! The paper you can download from here is about a model for memory management during the execution of programs written in Java and C++. It started on March, 2008 as a...

Reference vs. Pointer

In Software Engineering Project course we need to learn some C++ to develop the project. A question that some programmers have when passing from Java to C++ (like me) is “Which are the differences between pointers and references?“. You can find a lot of answers around developers forum, but I summarized them in the following table. Glad if you found it useful! Reference Pointer is an object...

About Author


Dr. Daniel Graziotin is a senior researcher (Akademischer Rat) at the University of Stuttgart, Germany. His research interests include human, behavioral, and psychological aspects of empirical software engineering, studies of science, and open science. He is associate editor at the Journal of Open Research Software and academic editor at the Research Ideas and Outcomes (RIO) journal. Daniel was awarded an Alexander von Humboldt Fellowship for postdoctoral researchers in 2017, the European Design Award (bronze) in 2016, and the Data Journalism Award in 2015. He received his Ph.D. in computer science at the Free University of Bozen-Bolzano, Italy.