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Just Enough C/C++ Programming by Guy W. Lecky-Thompson

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Chapter 9. Command-Line Processing

This is the first of the book’s forays into practical applications of everything you have learned to date. You know how to structure a program. You know about data types, variables, and compiling and building applications and accessing them from the command line. In addition, you can control the flow of control around the program, and you have looked at the standard libraries.

Now you need to apply this knowledge. The first place to do that is in processing data that the users might offer on the command line.

Once you master it, you’ll find that command-line processing is vital to creating all kinds of software, especially programs used in a Web server environment. This chapter ends with an example that adds ...

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