Libraries are groups of code modules organized in a reusable way. This chapter introduces how they are built, reused, and designed.
Reusing Other Libraries
Organizing Libraries: Dependency Management
Installing Libraries: A Lab Exercise
Frameworks and Components
Libraries generally contain code that has already been designed, tested, and compiled, and can be easily linked into your application. Libraries are essential for making software reuse possible. They can be packaged in a number of different ways, such as
Binary format (dynamic library, shared object, static library, run-time library), called lib for short.
lib + header files (sometimes referred to as “-dev” or “-devel” ...