smart pointers

Box Pointers in Rust make recursive types possible

Reading Time: 3 minutes Overview A pointer is a general programming concept for a variable that contains an address in memory. In Rust, we have smart pointers in addition to normal pointers. Smart pointers are data structures that not only act as a pointer but also have additional metadata and capabilities. Box pointers are one of the smart pointers in Rust. Box Pointers Boxes allow you to store data on the heap Continue Reading