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Software Architecture with C++

Posted on Thursday, Dec 2, 2021

Rob and Jason are joined by Adrian Ostrowski and Piotr Gaczowki. They first talk about profiling tools and reverse iterators. Then they talk to Adrian and Piotr about their book on C++ Software Architecture, and what all C++ developers can learn from it.

Mdspan and Too Cute C++ Tricks

Posted on Thursday, Nov 25, 2021

Rob and Conor are joined by Daisy Hollman. They first talk about C++23’s approaching feature freeze including Daisy’s work on the mdspan proposal. Then they talk to Daisy about her recent ‘too cute’ CppCon talk and whether you should be writing cute code in production.

Deducing This

Posted on Thursday, Nov 11, 2021

Rob and Jason are joined by Gašper Ažman. They first talk about some resources for learning C++ and learning how to work on the LLVM compiler. Then they talk to Gašper about the Deducing This feature coming to C++23, how the feature worked its way through the ISO committee and what it will change.

Visual Studio 2022

Posted on Thursday, Nov 4, 2021

Rob and Jason are joined by Sy Brand from Microsoft. They first talk about the recent CppCon conference, the hybrid format and some of their favorite talks. Then they talk to Sy about the upcoming Visual Studio 2022 release, what’s new in the IDE and new features and improvements for C++ developers.

C++23 ISO Progress

Posted on Thursday, Oct 28, 2021

Rob and Jason are joined by Bryce Adelstein Lelbach. They first talk about SonarLint analysis, and searching algorithm performance and an observation on compiler diversity. Then they talk to Bryce about the proposals that are heading for C++23, including major changes to the executor and networking proposals.

JIT Compilation and Exascale Computing

Posted on Thursday, Oct 21, 2021

Rob and Jason are joined by Hal Finkel from the US Department of Energy. They first talk to Hal about the LLVM 13 release and why the release notes were lacking. Then they talk to Hal about his C++ JIT Proposal, the Clang prototype and how it could be used. They also talk about Hal’s work at DOE, Exascale computing and more.

EVE - the Expressive Vector Engine

Posted on Thursday, Oct 14, 2021

Rob and Jason are joined by Joël Falcou and Denis Yaroshevskiy. They first talk about the 6.2 release of Qt and the range-based for loop bug that won’t be getting fixed in C++23. Then they talk to Joel and Denis about EVE, a C++20 SIMD library that evolved from Boost.SIMD.