About: glibmm is a set of C++ bindings for glib, including cross-platform APIs such as a std::string-like UTF8 string class, string utility methods, such as a text encoding converter API, file access, and threads.
Fossies Dox: glibmm-2.50.0.tar.gz ("inofficial" and yet experimental doxygen-generated source code documentation)
glibmm is the official C++ interface for the popular cross-platform library Glib. It provides non-UI API that is not available in standard C++ and makes it possible for gtkmm to wrap GObject-based APIs. See also the Programming with gtkmm book for a tutorial on programming with gtkmm and glibmm.
giomm (part of the glibmm project) also contains:
Include the glibmm header, plus giomm if necessary:
(You may include individual headers, such as
If your source file is
program.cc, you can compile it with:
Alternatively, if using autoconf, use the following in
Then use the generated
GLIBMM_LIBS variables in the project Makefile.am files. For example: