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C++ Build Insights

Posted on Thursday, Mar 26, 2020

Rob and Jason are joined by Kevin Cadieux and Sy Brand. They first discuss a blog post on Memory Access Patterns and the Clang 10 release. Then they talk about C++ Build Insights, Kevin tells us how vcperf can be used to find places where build performance can be improved in your code. Sy then goes over some of the other recent updates to Visual Studio and Visual Studio Code.

Meson and the Meson Manual

Posted on Thursday, Mar 19, 2020

Rob and Jason are joined by Jussi Pakkanen. They first discuss the ongoing effects that the Corona Virus is having on the C++ Community. Then they talk to Jussi Pakkanen who gives them an update on what’s changed in Mesonbuild since he was first on show 201 episodes earlier. Jussi also shares some info about the Meson Manual which is available as an e-book.

PVS-Studio Static Analysis

Posted on Thursday, Mar 12, 2020

Rob and Jason are joined by Yuri Minaev from PVS-Studio. They first discuss a blog posts on ISO’s recent decision not to break the C++ ABI in C++23 and getting rid of volatile in the Qt codebase. Then they talk to Yuri Minaev, one of the developers at PVS Studio working on the static analyzer. They discuss some of the forms of analysis that the tool excels at and how it’s changed the way Yuri programs.

Packs and Pipelines

Posted on Thursday, Mar 5, 2020

Rob and Jason are joined by Barry Revzin. They first discuss a blog post about how to declare a class’s data members and methods. They then discuss some of his contributions to C++20 including some necessary fixes to spaceship operator, and some proposals he is working on for C++23 including pack declaration and a new pipe operator.

Maintaining QtCore

Posted on Thursday, Feb 27, 2020

Rob and Jason are joined by Thiago Macieira from Intel. They first talk about Visual Studio’s Qt support, and articles from Bjarne Stroustrup and Herb Sutter. They then talk about Thiago’s history with Qt, including his former role as Qt Release Manager and his contributions to QtCore, QtNetwork and more.

Prague Trip Report

Posted on Friday, Feb 21, 2020

Rob and Jason are joined by Hana Dusikova from Avast. They talk about the final changes that went into the C++20 draft which should become the official new standard in 3 or 4 months. They also discuss the direction of C++23 and some of the papers that were proposed in Prague.