C Language Function Pointers

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Introduction

Function pointers are pointers that point to functions instead of data types. They can be used to allow variability in the function that is to be called, at run-time.

Syntax

  • returnType (*name)(parameters)

  • typedef returnType (*name)(parameters)

  • typedef returnType Name(parameters);
    Name *name;

  • typedef returnType Name(parameters);
    typedef Name *NamePtr;



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