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Lesson 10 - Person database in C - Loading and searching persons

In the previous lesson, Person database in C - Entering and saving persons into CSV, we programmed adding people and saving them into a CSV file in our person database program. In today's C tutorial, we'll implement loading people from the file into the list and finally we'll also get to searching people by a part of their name. That's going to be the most interesting part of the application :)

Loading people from a CSV file

The function header and working with the file will be very similar to when we saved persons. The loading function is as follows:


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In this C tutorial, we'll finish our person database. We'll load persons from a CSV file into a linked list and search for people by a part of their name.

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