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Docker Development and Modernizing OOD

Posted on Thursday, Jan 27, 2022

Yacob Cohen-Arazi joins Rob and Jason. They first talk about the first ISO mailing of the year and some upcoming conference dates. Then they talk to Yacob about his experience building and running docker containers for C++ software development and his work updating code examples for an upcoming C++ Object Oriented book.

Binary Exploits

Posted on Thursday, Jan 20, 2022

Marit Tokle and Christian Ressell join Rob and Jason. They first talk about a Y2K like bug that unexpectedly hit us in the new year. Then they talk about binary exploits, why they’re still relevant, and a particular binary exploit that Marit and Christian demonstrated during their recent talk at NDC Techtown. They also talk about ‘Capture The Flag’ security competitions.

C++ Compile Time Parser Generator

Posted on Thursday, Jan 13, 2022

Rob and Jason are joined by Piotr Winter. They first talk about include guards vs pragma once, testing for constexpr and the preview of Catch v3. Then they talk to Piotr Winter about CTPG, the C++ Compile Time Parser Generator.

Modern C for Absolute Beginners

Posted on Thursday, Jan 6, 2022

Rob and Jason are joined by Slobodan Dmitrovic. They first talk about the latest update to the {fmt} library, another Raymond Chen blogpost, and a summary of ISO standardization progress made in 2021. Then they talk to Slobodan about his new book Modern C for Absolute Beginners.

New Years 2022

Posted on Friday, Dec 31, 2021

Rob and Jason are discuss various news articles, libraries and announcements on the last episode of 2021 before the new year.

Distributing C++ Modules

Posted on Thursday, Dec 16, 2021

Rob and Jason are joined by Daniel Ruoso and Bret Brown from Bloomberg. They first talk about Jason’s new Object Lifetime Puzzle book and a blost post from Kevlin Henney on Agile processes. Then they talk to Daniel and Bret about their research into using Modules at Bloomberg, and some of the changes still needed from compilers and build systems to use Modules in large scale software development.

Beautiful C++

Posted on Thursday, Dec 9, 2021

Rob and Jason are joined by Kate Gregory and Guy Davidson. They first talk about a free online game development course and updates to CLion. Then they talk to Kate and Guy about their upcoming book: Beautiful C++: 30 Core Guidelines for Writing Clean, Safe, and Fast Code.