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Caching Clang-Based C++ Compiler Zapcc Open-Sourced

by Sergio De Simone Follow 14 Followers on  Jun 20, 2018

Zapcc is a caching C++ compiler based on a fork of Clang/LLVM that claims to be up to 50x faster on recompilations and 2–5x faster on full builds. Developed by Creemple and initially released at the end of 2015, Zapcc is now open-source.

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New GCC 8.1 Supports Several Features of C++2a

by Sergio De Simone Follow 14 Followers on  May 07, 2018

GCC 8.1 is the latest major release of the GNU Compiler Collection, bringing experimental support for some parts of the upcoming C++2a standard. Additionally, GCC 8.1 improves profile driven optimizations and brings Go support up to version 1.10.1.

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Visual Studio 2017 Debuts 15.7 Preview

by Jeff Martin Follow 16 Followers on  Apr 05, 2018

Microsoft continues to iterate on the development of VS2017 and has recently released its preview of 15.7. This preview debuts support for TypeScript 2.8, NuGet package signatures, and adds Step-back debugging to .NET Core projects.

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Android Studio 3.1 Aims to Improve App Development Productivity

by Sergio De Simone Follow 14 Followers on  Mar 31, 2018

The latest release of Android Studio, version 3.1, focuses on improving app development productivity and includes a new C++ performance profiler, command line support for Kotlin Lint checks, SQL code completion and improved refactoring, and more.

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JSON for Modern C++ Reaches Version 3.1

by Sergio De Simone Follow 14 Followers on  Feb 06, 2018

JSON for Modern C++ 3.1 adds support for Universal Binary JSON (UBJSON) specification and JSON Merge Patch.

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First Look at Visual Studio 2017 Update 5 Preview

by Jeff Martin Follow 16 Followers on  Oct 19, 2017

Microsoft continues to quickly iterate development of Visual Studio 2017, and has just released 15.5 Preview, a look at the company’s fifth update to the popular IDE since its release. This update adds new debugging capabilities and performance improvements for C++, Visual Basic, and C#.

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Google Open Sources Abseil, a Collection of C++ and Python Utilities

by Abel Avram Follow 9 Followers on  Sep 28, 2017 3

Google has made available a number of C++ libraries they use internally for many of their projects. Python ones are to follow soon.

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Sonatype Acquires Vor Security to Expand Nexus Open-Source Component Support

by Helen Beal Follow 6 Followers on  Jun 30, 2017

Sonatype announced the acquisition of Vor Security to extend their open-source component intelligence solutions’ coverage to include Ruby, PHP, CocoaPods, Swift, Golang, C, and C++.

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Facebook’s New AL Language Aims to Simplify Static Program Analysis

by Sergio De Simone Follow 14 Followers on  May 27, 2017

AL is a simple, declarative language for reasoning about abstract syntax trees that allows to extend Facebook Infer static analyzer.

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C++17 Is Ready

by Sergio De Simone Follow 14 Followers on  Apr 03, 2017

At its winter meeting in Kona, HI, USA, the ISO C++ committee has finalized work on C++17, writes Herb Sutter. A short summary of its main features here.

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Browser Vendors Start Shipping WebAssembly by Default

by David Iffland Follow 4 Followers on  Mar 10, 2017

The browser vendors working on WebAssembly have reached a "consensus" on an initial implementation set, allowing browsers to ship it on by default. While this is an important milestone, the initial implementation won't immediately result in significant uptake by developers as important features such as DOM integration and garbage collection are not yet part of the spec.

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Visual Studio 2017 Officially Released

by Jeff Martin Follow 16 Followers on  Mar 07, 2017

Marking the 20th year since Visual Studio's first release, Visual Studio 2017 has formally been made available. VS2017 focuses on improvements to its core developer experience, in addition to greater support for mobile & cloud applications as well as more capable DevOps functionality.

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Compiling on Windows without Visual Studio

by Jeff Martin Follow 16 Followers on  Nov 29, 2016

Microsoft has previously offered two different build tools for those needing to compile code without installing Visual Studio. The new Visual Studio Build Tools package combines these into a single tool.

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Visual Studio 15 Improves C++ Project Loading

by Jeff Martin Follow 16 Followers on  Oct 27, 2016

Visual Studio in the past has struggled with large solutions. Visual Studio 15 seeks to improve project load times for C++ developers with a new feature called Faster Project Load.

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Targeting Linux Made Easier in Visual Studio 2015

by Jeff Martin Follow 16 Followers on  Sep 15, 2016

Microsoft continues to refine their new extension for Visual Studio 2015 which provides developers with the ability to write C/C++ code in VS2015 and then transfer it to a remote machine running Linux for compilation and debugging. This combines the benefits of Visual Studio's IDE with advantages of a Linux deployment environment.

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