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Boost 1.66.0 Beta1 Library Documentation - Input/Output

Input/Output

Asio

Portable networking and other low-level I/O, including sockets, timers, hostname resolution, socket iostreams, serial ports, file descriptors and Windows HANDLEs.

Author(s)
Chris Kohlhoff
First Release
1.35.0
Standard
 
Categories
Concurrent Programming, Input/Output
Assign

Filling containers with constant or generated data has never been easier.

Author(s)
Thorsten Ottosen
First Release
1.32.0
Standard
 
Categories
Input/Output
Beast

Portable HTTP, WebSocket, and network operations using only C++11 and Boost.Asio

Author(s)
Vinnie Falco
First Release
1.66.0 beta1
Standard
 
Categories
Concurrent Programming, Input/Output
Endian

Types and conversion functions for correct byte ordering and more regardless of processor endianness.

Author(s)
Beman Dawes
First Release
1.58.0
Standard
 
Categories
Input/Output, Math and numerics, Miscellaneous
Format

The format library provides a type-safe mechanism for formatting arguments according to a printf-like format-string.

Author(s)
Samuel Krempp
First Release
1.29.0
Standard
 
Categories
Input/Output, String and text processing
IO State Savers

The I/O sub-library of Boost helps segregate the large number of Boost headers. This sub-library should contain various items to use with/for the standard I/O library.

Author(s)
Daryle Walker
First Release
1.28.0
Standard
 
Categories
Input/Output
Iostreams

Boost.IOStreams provides a framework for defining streams, stream buffers and i/o filters.

Author(s)
Jonathan Turkanis
First Release
1.33.0
Standard
 
Categories
Input/Output, String and text processing
Program Options

The program_options library allows program developers to obtain program options, that is (name, value) pairs from the user, via conventional methods such as command line and config file.

Author(s)
Vladimir Prus
First Release
1.32.0
Standard
 
Categories
Input/Output, Miscellaneous
Serialization

Serialization for persistence and marshalling.

Author(s)
Robert Ramey
First Release
1.32.0
Standard
 
Categories
Input/Output