Chapter 7. Packages, Imports, and Exports

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A package contains features with a common purpose. Large programs and libraries are typically organized into a multitude of packages.

Package names are unique but long. Using import statements, you can access the features of a package with a shorter name.

This chapter ends with a discussion of the export syntax, which is syntactically similar to import statements, but is used for delegation.

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