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Reference for Wiring version 1.0 Build 0100+ If you have a previous version, use the reference included with your software. If see any errors or have any comments, let us know.



char *speeds = new char[4]; // creates a new char array

void setup() { 
  // set elements of the array 
  speeds[0] = 'a'; 
  speeds[1] = 'b';
  speeds[2] = 'c';

  // ...

  delete [] speeds;  // releases the memory allocated for the array, from now on the array can't be used

void loop() {
  // ...
Description Deletes or releases the memory allocated for an object with the new oeprator. The keyword delete is typically used similarly to the applications in the above example. In this example, a new array of chars called "speeds" is created, used and then deleted. Operators new and delete can only be used with simple datatypes: int, long or char.
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Updated on July 07, 2011 11:08:07pm PDT

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