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Podcast News and Updates

Posted on Thursday, May 12, 2022

Rob and Jason discuss various news articles, libraries and announcements.

Elements GUI Library

Posted on Thursday, May 5, 2022

Joel de Guzman joins Rob and Jason. They first talk about new features in GCC 12 and the latest ISO papers. Then they talk to Joel de Guzman about his history with Open Source and the Boost community, the Elements GUI library and his work with audio software and hardware.

Linear Algebra Standardization

Posted on Thursday, Apr 28, 2022

Mark Hoemmen joins Rob and Jason. They first talk about an debugging improvements in VS Code and C++20/23 features going into MSVC. Then they talk to Mark Hoemmen about his past work on linear algebra libraries Tpetra and Kokkos, and current efforts to get linear algebra into the standard.

Rcpp

Posted on Thursday, Apr 21, 2022

Dirk Eddelbuettel joins Rob and Jason. They first talk about an updated C++ web framework, and whether C should be considered a programming language or a protocol. Then they talk to Dirk about the R programming language, and RCPP the R/C++ interop library.

CppNorth

Posted on Thursday, Apr 14, 2022

Diana Ojeda from Intel and Stephanie Brenham from Ubisoft join Rob and Jason. They first talk about the upcoming Pure Virtual C++ conference, an update to WxWidgets and Apple’s release of a Metal interface for C++. Then they talk to Diana and Stephanie about the upcoming CppNorth conference, how they got involved and much more.

Mentorship

Posted on Thursday, Apr 7, 2022

Rainer Grimm joins Rob and Jason. They first talk about a new implementation of the ninja build system and updates to Qt Creator and CMake. Then they talk to Rainer Grimm about his mentorship program, and history of teaching C++.

Julia

Posted on Thursday, Mar 31, 2022

Logan Kilpatrick joins Rob and Jason. They first talk about a GDB frontend and an IDE like autocompletion tool for the terminal. Then they talk to Logan Kilpatrick about the Julia programming language. They discuss the origin of the language, and where it fits in today amongst other languages in the scientific computing domain.