Chapter     7

Organizing Projects Using Files and Namespaces

In Chapter 6 we ended with a file that contains functions and structures that were related to completely different high-level concepts. Some were there to control the game loop, others to obtain user input and write output, and a structure to represent the player model. Eventually this code would become difficult to manage and work with if we were to continue down this path of adding everything to a single file.

We have already seen that we can split new functions into declarations and definitions as well as being able to use the #include directive to be able to use functionality that is contained within separate files. All of the examples we have used so far have used the using namespace ...

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