What is a Voidstar? Make Nothing do Anything

Why is my channel called Voidstar Lab?
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A PROGRAMMING EPISODE?! Egads! Gadzooks! It's a good one. C and C++ feature a bizarre keyword: void* represents a memory address whose data are unknown or totally absent. This meaningless map to nothing enables function pointers, universal memory management, and event-driven architecture - all practical ways to code cleaner, faster, and with fewer bugs.

This is an introductory programming video for beginners and intermediate coders. Advanced users have probably used tons of these already, but who knows? You might now know everything these five bizarre characters make possible.

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Silly, silly stock footage: Storyblocks

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