GLib Reference Manual
String Utility Functions
— various string-related functions.
Character Set Conversion
— convert strings between different character sets using
— functions operating on Unicode characters and UTF-8 strings.
— encodes and decodes data in Base64 format
— gettext support macros.
Date and Time Functions
— calendrical calculations and miscellaneous time stuff.
— pseudo-random number generator.
— support for manipulating lists of hook functions.
Miscellaneous Utility Functions
— a selection of portable utility functions.
— a general purpose lexical scanner.
Automatic String Completion
— support for automatic completion using a group of target strings.
— keep track of elapsed time.
— process launching with
— various file-related functions.
— shell-like commandline handling.
Commandline option parser
— parses commandline options
Glob-style pattern matching
— matches strings against patterns containing '*' (wildcard) and '?' (joker).
Simple XML Subset Parser
— parses a subset of XML.
Key-value file parser
-like config files
Bookmark file parser
— parses files containing bookmarks
Windows Compatibility Functions
— UNIX emulation on Windows.