Cpp Coding Standards/HEADERS

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Header Files (HEADERS)

What to do or do not with header files.

Self Sufficient and Minimal (Self)

Header files should be self sufficient and minimal. -> Details

Include Directly (IncDirect)

Include the header files for all types you need directly, not via another file. -> Details

Precompiled headers (IncPCH)

The first statement in each cxx file has to be the inclusion of the precompiled header of the module. -> Details

Internal Include Guards (IncGuards)

Use internal include guards, but don't use the external ones. -> Details

No Entities with Linkage (NoLinkage)

Don't define entities with linkage in header files.
Exception: Constants. -> Details

No using namespace (NoUsingNsp)

Don't write "using <namespacename>" in heaer files. -> Details

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