Latest Episode

C++Builder

Posted on Friday, Apr 16, 2021

Rob and Jason are joined by David Millington from Embarcadero. They first discuss a blog post on Thread Sanitizer and a very unique implementation of unique_ptr. Then they talk to David Millington from Embarcadero about C++ Builder, it’s history and the state of the tool today. Including some of its extensions built into their version of Clang.

Rigel Engine

Posted on Friday, Apr 9, 2021

Rob and Jason are joined by Nikolai Wuttke. They first discuss a blog post series from Raymond Chen on coroutines and the upcoming pure virtual C++ conference. Then they talk to Nikolai Wuttke about Rigel Engine, a modern C++ reimplementation of Duke Nukem II.

One Lone Coder

Posted on Friday, Apr 2, 2021

Rob and Jason are joined by David Barr (aka javidx9). They first discuss Microsoft open sourcing calculator, an update to CMake and the March 2021 ISO Mailing. Then they talk to David about his YouTube channel, One Lone Coder, what inspired him to start it, and PixelGameEngine, the 2D game engine he works on with the One Lone Coder community.

Freestanding Update

Posted on Friday, Mar 26, 2021

Rob and Jason are joined by Ben Craig. They first discuss blog posts detailing how function call resolution works in C++ and algorithm selection. Then they talk to Ben Craig about his efforts with the C++ Freestanding proposal, what progress has been made, what still needs to be done, and more.

Event Streaming

Posted on Friday, Mar 19, 2021

Rob and Jason are joined by Alex Gallego. They first discuss blog posts from Visual C++ on Intellisense updates and a tutorial for programming Starcraft AI. Then they talk to Alex Gallego about Red Panda, the event streaming platform written in C++ that’s compatible with the Kafka API.

Reducing Memory Allocations

Posted on Friday, Mar 12, 2021

Rob and Jason are joined by Arnaud Desitter. They first discuss blog posts on parameter passing, fuzzing and push_back vs emplace_back. Then they talk to Arnaud Desitter about his successes improving application performance by reducing memory allocations found using heaptrack.

The Old New Thing

Posted on Friday, Mar 5, 2021

Rob and Jason are joined by Raymond Chen from Microsoft. They first talk about Herb Sutter’s virtual ISO Plenary Trip Report and some new features voted into the C++23 draft. Then they talk to Raymond Chen from Microsoft about his career working on Windows and the Old New Thing blog.