8.4 The heap

The heap is used to store all dynamic variables, and to store class instances. The interface to the heap is the same as in Turbo Pascal and Delphi although the effects are maybe not the same. The heap is thread-safe, so allocating memory from various threads is not a problem.

  8.4.1 Heap allocation strategy
  8.4.2 The heap grows
  8.4.3 Debugging the heap
  8.4.4 Writing your own memory manager