Wise men learn by other men’s mistakes, fools by their own.
—H. G. Wells
In this chapter, we’ll take a survey of some of the characteristics of native C++ programming. We will look at common library functions, template libraries, and C++ features that do not work on managed types.
The iostream Library
In native C++ programming, one of the most popular libraries for file input and output is the iostream library. It is part of the C++ Standard. In it, the << and >>operators are overloaded within the include file iostream to provide easy output to the console. They are used with the types cout for output and cin for input ...