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C++ List front()

C++ List front() function returns the first element of the list. It provides the direct reference of the element.

Difference between front() and begin()

The begin() function returns an iterator to the element while front() function returns a direct reference to the same element.

C++ List front()

Syntax

Parameter

It does not contain any parameter.

Return value

It returns the direct reference of the first element.

Example 1

Let's see a simple example when the list containing integer values.

Output:

front() is : 1

In this example, front() function returns the first element of the list i.e 1.

Example 2

Let's see a simple example when the list containing character values.

Output:

front() is : j

In this example, front() function returns the first character of the list i.e j.


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