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.

In This Section

What a Stream Is

Output Streams

Input Streams

Input/Output Streams

Custom Manipulators with Arguments

See Also


iostreams Conventions

Other Resources

Standard C++ Library Reference