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Inclusion Guards

Just to clear up what we’re talking about, an inclusion guard looks like this: #ifndef HEADER_FILE_H #define HEADER_FILE_H …//your header #endif //HEADER_FILE_H It consists of┬áthree preprocessor directives around the code of your header file. Most IDEs add these for you automatically when you create a header, but it’s well worth having an appreciation of why […]