Saving and loading variables with .ini files
Are INI files useful for storing variables, especially in a basic hex-style format? I'm working with file communication, where two executables interchangeably interact with a single .ini file. Basically I would create a script, particularly using C++ or GML, to create the configuration; a string,
mv = 0;, is stored. Basically I would like to load the variable and have both applications first recognize it, then display it. Take note that the applications and the configuration file are separately made from each other but with the same programming language. The string is primarily the only thing that is involved in this process.