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C++11 for Programmers, Second Edition by Harvey M. Deitel, Abbey Deitel, Paul J. Deitel

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14.11. Object Serialization

This chapter and Chapter 13 introduced the object-oriented style of input/output. However, our examples concentrated on I/O of fundamental types rather than objects of user-defined types. In Chapter 10, we showed how to input and output objects using operator overloading. We accomplished object input by overloading the stream extraction operator, >>, for the appropriate istream. We accomplished object output by overloading the stream insertion operator, <<, for the appropriate ostream. In both cases, only an object’s data members were input or output, and, in each case, they were in a format meaningful only for objects of that particular type. An object’s member functions are not input or output with the object’s ...

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