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iostream Programming


The latest version of this topic can be found at iostream Programming.

This section provides a general description of the iostream classes and then describes output streams, input streams, and input/output streams. The end of the section provides information about advanced iostream programming.

There is also a discussion on Thread Safety in the Standard C++ Library and the stdext namespace.

What a Stream Is

Output Streams

Input Streams

Input/Output Streams

Custom Manipulators with Arguments

C++ Standard Library
iostreams Conventions