Code Shipping - (Library|Package)


A library is a component meant to be consumed either by:

A library is also known as a package. (

not to confound with the term package that may be refer to the scope/directory of a script


Library are reusable software components that encapsulate solutions to common problems.

Telling a programmer there's already a library to do X is like telling a songwriter there's already a song about love.



When the library is ready to be reused by other library, you distribute it


A library manager helps to:

A library manager is also known under the term package manager. See Code Shipping - (Package|Library|Dependency) Manager


library are published, shared and available for consumption in a remote location called a repository.

A repository may be local on your computer but it has a cache function and is only available to yourself

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