Project Build Tools

Sure, your IDE can build your program for you. But if you do not know exactly what is going on, many employers will not look kindly on you. You need to understand each step in the process of building a program, since your emplotyer may use different tools to build a serious project. Worse, many of those tools may run on systems you ar enot familiar with.

For over four decades one tool have dominated the building process. It is getting serious competition these days, but it still is a good idea to learn a bit about this “old dog”.

That tool is Make: