How are macros different from functions?
Macros are different from functions in many ways like:
|1.||Macros are pre-processed.||Functions are compiled.|
|2.||The code length in macros always increases.||In functions, the length of the code does not change.|
|3.||Macros do have side effects.||Functions do not have any side effects.|
|4.||Compile errors cannot be checked in macros.||Compile errors can be checked in functions.|
|5.||Macros are generally useful when small codes appear a number of times.||Functions are useful when large codes appear a number of times.|
|6.||Type checking is not required for macros.||Type checking is required for functions.|
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