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CPPCON2020 Session Review: Back to Basics: Concurrency

Arthur O’Dwyer’s session is a lap around the concurrency facilities present in C++, starting with C++11. He starts the session with a gentle introduction to concurrency and parallelism pre-C++11 and walks you towards the memory model present in Modern C++, … Continue reading

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CPPCON2020 Session Review: The Future of C++ Parallel and Concurrency Safety Guidelines

“I test, therefore I exist.” Paraphrasing René Descartes, what do you do if you’ve been conditioned from your engineering “birth” to test, and test everything. This session is a fit for you if you program systems that require safety as … Continue reading

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Hello world!

In September of 1988 I was holding a copy of K&R’s The C Programming Language and tried to understand the first C program, the original Hello World. C looked alien to me. Fortran had been my first programming language in … Continue reading

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