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Discussion on: What are Some Common Use Cases for DLL's in Windows Applications

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Dian Fay

Encapsulation and reusability. If you write some generally useful functionality (an XML parser, a communications layer, a device driver) it only does you so much good if it's bolted into a single application. Better to factor it out into a library you can drop in and invoke from anywhere, and it's easier to maintain and test independently too.

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Nicholas Fazzolari Author

Thanks for the response.