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Compile Time Only

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The const and final keywords only apply at compile time. Despite having written about const and final before, readers frequently ask me about these two keywords. Today’s article will answer the question and definitively show that these keywords only apply at compile time: not runtime. UPDATE: const is still just a variable as far as performance goes, but its protections do extend to runtime.

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The Const Keyword

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Amazingly, I’ve never covered the const keyword, but a couple of recent comments have prompted me to cover the subject in depth with today’s article.

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