Ok, so I know what linked lists are.....but

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    Ok, so I know what linked lists are.....but

    I have yet to know how this would be used in real life problems.........if you have an example of this that you'd be willing to share please do.
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    A simple database is a good use for linked lists, with slight modifications you can create queues that will handle transactions of any type you care to think of, stacks that allow you to allocate memory in your programs which are used liberally by compiler writers and OS programmers.

    I sometimes use linked lists as a better array where I can sort, insert and delete without worrying about moving around huge amounts of data. The possibilities are endless.

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    Something like that like in actual codes....because I wouldn't know how to put that in codes even though I read the tutorials on it and I seemed to understand it.
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