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Compile-time Computations in C++14

Posted by Peter Sommerlad  on  Aug 20, 2015

Peter Sommerlad covers compile-time computations available in C++14: constexpr functions and constants, literal types, variable templates, variadic templates and what can be expected in the future.


Large-scale Scientific C++ For Casual Coders: Why You (Should) Care

Posted by Axel Naumann  on  Aug 05, 2015

Axel Naumann introduces the use of C++ for storing and analyzing petabytes of C++ objects at CERN, and more generally in High Energy Physics.


Codan - a Code Analysis Framework for CDT

Posted by Elena Laskavaia  on  Jun 17, 2015

Elena Laskavaia explains how to write a simple C/C++ checker to find errors in code with Code Analysis Framework (codan) and the AST introspection APIs of the CDT.


Comfortable Concurrency

Posted by Dominic Robinson  on  Oct 23, 2014 1

Dominic Robinson reflects on several concurrency models, trying to assess which is more pleasant to work with.


Duetto: C++ as the Platform Language for the Web

Posted by Alessandro Pignotti  on  Jul 24, 2014 1

Alessandro Pignotti introduces Duetto, a C++ compiler that enables developers to write full client-server Web applications in standard C++ and to port existing C++ codebases to the Web.


Practicing at the Cutting Edge

Posted by Martin Thompson  on  Jul 03, 2014

Martin Thompson focuses on the evolution of Java in contrast with C/C++, covering the cultural challenges of performance limits and how to collaborate with industry experts and organize teams.


Order Notation in Practice

Posted by Roger Orr  on  Jun 18, 2014 1

Roger Orr solves a problem with different levels of complexity trying to answer what the complexity notation actually means and why it is important in practice.


Java vs. C/C++ Performance Panel

Posted by Gil Tene, Martin Thompson, Todd Montgomery, Keith Adams  on  Mar 07, 2014 7

Hosted by Erik Meijer, who runs the Cloud Programmability Team at Microsoft, the panelists answer questions on C/C++ and Java performance, contrasting the virtues of native vs. managed code.


C++: The Good Parts

Posted by Jordan DeLong  on  Mar 06, 2014 1

Jordan DeLong overviews the past, current and near future "good parts" of C++'s functional side through the colored lens of his biases.


Practicing at the Cutting Edge: Learning and Unlearning about Java Performance

Posted by Martin Thompson  on  Jan 21, 2014

Martin Thompson overviews Java's evolution, comparing it with C++'s, discussing the challenges of pushing the performance limits.


C++14 Early Thoughts

Posted by Bjarne Stroustrup  on  Oct 10, 2013

Bjarne Stroustrup discusses features that might appear in C++14: braces for copy initialization, return type deduction in functions, generic (polymorphic) lambdas, user-defined literals, etc.


Growing C++ Software Guided by Tests

Posted by Alan Griffiths  on  Oct 04, 2013

Alan Griffiths shares the organizational process, the technological challenges and the solutions adopted by a team developing a C++ systems component.

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