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Posted on    February-23-2015 3:02 AM

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Chris S
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Posted on    February-23-2015 4:02 AM

Pointer is a variable that refers to the memory address. They are not used in java because they are unsafe(unsecured) and complex to understand.

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Mayank Tripathi
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Posted on    February-27-2015 6:38 AM

Java is object oriented and an object's reference is similar to what pointers do.So there is no need of pointers in java

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