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