i). Functions to manipulate strings
The cstring library defines many functions to perform some manipulation operations with C-styled functions. The following are some of these functions:
ii). Converting strings to other types
Due to that a string may contain representations of other data types like numbers it might be useful to translate that content to a variable of a numeric type. The cstdlib library provides three useful functions for this purpose:
All of these functions accept one parameter and return a value of the requested type (int, long or float).