The // characters denotes a single line comment. All characters on the same line following the // are ignored.
// this is a comment
a == b; // a equals b
a != b; // a does not equal b
Multi-line C/C++ style comments are also supported. All characters between the opening /* and the terminating */ characters are ignored, including the /* and */ characters themselves.
/* this is a single line C/C++ style comment */
* this is a multi-line
* C/C++-style comment