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Lesson 24 - Converting C++ Types

In the previous lesson, Namespaces in C++, we were dealing with friend classes and functions. In today's final tutorial of our C++ OOP course, we're going to look at conversions. Conversion means to convert classes between different data types. We said a little bit about this in the operators lesson and we're going to finish this topic today.

Conversion to another data type

If we have a class instance we want to convert to another data type, we'll use the conversion operator. We've already used this operator several times - to convert to string. However, the conversion can be to any data type (including to another class).


 

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