Latest Episode

CoreCpp 2021

Posted on Thursday, Sep 23, 2021

Rob and Jason are joined by Amir Kirsh and Avi Lachmish from Incredibuild. They first discuss Idle, a new C++ framework, the September ISO mailing and an Algorithm Intuition Chart. Then they talk to Amir and Avi about the recent CoreCpp conference, Bjarne’s keynote and other talks from the conference.

Dart and Crafting Interpreters

Posted on Thursday, Sep 16, 2021

Rob and Jason are joined by Bob Nystrom from Google. They first discuss git commands explained via cats and an analysis of how Visual Studio 2022 could use all your RAM. Then they talk to Bob about some of the programming languages he’s created, his two books ‘Crafting Interpreters’ and ‘Game Programming Patterns’ and his work on the Dart programming language at Google.

Podcasting and Advocating

Posted on Thursday, Sep 9, 2021

Rob and Jason are joined by Phil Nash. They first discuss another C++ podcasts interview with Sean Parent and a blog post from Bungie on their process for creating coding guidelines. Then they talk to Phil Nash about his new role at Sonar Source, his podcasts, C++ On Sea and more.

Learning C++ with Serenity

Posted on Thursday, Sep 2, 2021

Rob and Jason are joined by Linus Groh. They first discuss a new feature of Compiler Explorer and some ISO papers. Then they talk to Linus about his involvement in the Serenity project, learning C++ as he became a contributor.

Insight Toolkit

Posted on Thursday, Aug 26, 2021

Rob and Jason are joined by Matt McCormick from Kitware. They first discuss a blog post on using C++20 modules with GCC11 and Qt Multimedia support in Web Assembly. Then they talk to Matt about the history of Insight Toolkit, some of its applications and its role in the origin of CMake.

Efficient Programming with Components

Posted on Thursday, Aug 19, 2021

Rob and Jason are joined by Justin Meiners. They first talk about a big boost library update, and whether Valgrind is still useful compared to sanitizers. Then they talk to Justin Meiners about Alex Stepanov, his contribution to the STL and some of his courses that are still relevant to today’s C++ programmers.

News and Catching Up

Posted on Thursday, Aug 12, 2021

Rob and Jason talk about C++ news, upcoming conferences, tooling updates and a bit about the C++ projects they work on in their day jobs.