Category Archives: C++

CPPCON2020 Session Review: Back to Basics: Class Layout

There are two types of knowledge: timely and timeless. Knowing how your types are laid out onto physical hardware is programmer’s gold and it is timeless knowledge. It never leaves you. I would recommend strongly this talk if you work … Continue reading

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CPPCON2020 Session Review: The Hidden Secrets of Move Semantics

I “virtually” attended this session and followed it fully, and went through it again to write this short session review. But then, I’m biased. Continue reading

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CPPCON2020 Session Review: Collaborative Development with Visual Studio Code

Julia Reid walks through three main topics in this entertaining session about Visual Studio Code: the Visual Studio Code, CMake and vcpkg trifecta, remote development, including containers, and collaboration using LiveShare. Continue reading

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CPPCON2020 Session Review: Back To Basics: The Structure of a Program

Bob Steagall will walk you through the anatomy of a C++ program, explaining each of the parts. If you want to make sense of it all, check out this talk. Continue reading

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CPPCON2020 Session Review: Back to Basics: The Abstract Machine

If you’ve been flirting with C++, and are past the customary “Hello, world!” program, have been programming for a few months, but want to commit to a serious relationship, then this talk is for you. Bob Steagall masterfully walks you … Continue reading

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Una historia de conversión: mejorando from_chars y to_chars en C++17

NOTA: Puedes obtener el código fuente y ejemplos en Github en https://github.com/ljestrada/charconvutils y ver mi charla CPPCON2019 Lightning Challenge en YouTube aquí, y la versión en inglés de esta publicación aquí. No, no se trata de una experiencia religiosa, epifanía, … Continue reading

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Habemus C++20!

The first blog posts have started to appear and Herb Sutter already posted a trip report. C++20 brings about a King-Kong-number of changes, and of course, the Big Kahuna: Concepts Ranges Coroutines Modules You can find an (unofficial) summary of … Continue reading

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A Conversion Story: Improving from_chars and to_chars in C++17

Note: You can get source code and examples on Github at https://github.com/ljestrada/charconvutils and watch my CPPCON2019 Lightning Challenge talk on YouTube here, and the Spanish version of this post here. Nope, this is not about a religious experience, epiphany, change … Continue reading

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