#include <armadillo>
#include <h5cpp/all>
int main(){
arma::mat M(2,3); M.ones(); // create a matrix
h5::fd_t fd = h5::create("arma.h5",H5F_ACC_TRUNC); // and a file
h5::ds_t ds = h5::create<short>(fd,"create then write"
,h5::chunk{2,3} | h5::fill_value<short>{3} | h5::gzip{9}
h5::write( ds, M, h5::offset{2,2}, h5::stride{1,3} );
arma::vec V( {1.,2.,3.,4.,5.,6.,7.,8.}); // create a vector
// simple one shot write that computes current dimensions and saves matrix
h5::write( "arma.h5", "one shot create write", V);
// what if you want to position a matrix inside a higher dimension with some added complexity?
h5::write( "arma.h5", "arma vec inside matrix", V // object contains 'count' and rank being written
,h5::current_dims{40,50} // control file_space directly where you want to place vector
,h5::offset{5,0} // when no explicit current dimension given current dimension := offset .+ object_dim .* stride (hadamard product)
,h5::max_dims{40,H5S_UNLIMITED} // wouldn't it be nice to have unlimited dimension? if no explicit chunk is set, then the object dimension
// is used as unit chunk
{ // CREATE - READ: we're reading back the dataset created in the very first step
// note that data is only data, can be reshaped, cast to any format and content be modified through filtering
auto fd = h5::open("arma.h5", H5F_ACC_RDWR, // you can have multiple fd open with H5F_ACC_RDONLY, but single write
h5::fclose_degree_strong | h5::sec2); // and able to set various properties
h5::ds_t ds = h5::create<float>(fd,"dataset", h5::current_dims{3,2}, h5::fill_value<float>(NAN)); // create dataset, default to NaN-s
auto M = h5::read<arma::mat>( fd,"dataset" ); // read data back as matrix
{ // READ:
arma::mat M = h5::read<arma::mat>("arma.h5","create then write"); // read entire dataset back with a single read