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Head First C by Dawn Griffiths, David Griffiths

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Chapter 4. Using Multiple Source Files: Break it down, build it up

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If you create a big program, you don’t want a big source file.

Can you imagine how difficult and time-consuming a single source file for an enterprise-level program would be to maintain? In this chapter, you’ll learn how C allows you to break your source code into small, manageable chunks and then rebuild them into one huge program. Along the way, you’ll learn a bit more about data type subtleties and get to meet your new best friend: make.

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