Is it possible to get a console up with a win32 app?

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    Is it possible to get a console up with a win32 app?

    And use basic cin and cout operations? I am trying to learn a networking library, but it insists that I use a win32 app, and not a console one. Using cin and cout simply causes txt files for stdout, rather than ouputting to screen.
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    Found out how after a search on google, didn't think it would be so easy.
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    just use AllocConsole(); and use GetStdHandle to write or read from it
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