The first podcast for C++ developers, by C++ developers!

With hosts Timur Doumler and Phil Nash.

Every two weeks, or so, we sit down with guests from the C++ community to discuss the latest news and what they have been up to.

With hosts Timur Doumler and Phil Nash.

Every two weeks, or so, we sit down with guests from the C++ community to discuss the latest news and what they have been up to.


Latest episode

Boost, The Beman Project and Beyond

Episode 384, published Friday, 14 Jun 2024

Zach Laine joins Phil and Timur. Zach talks to us about the Boost collection of libraries, his contributions to it, a little of its history and where it's going, and a new project that aims to get back to Boost's original roots.

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Recent episodes

Safe, Borrow-Checked, C++

Episode 383, published Friday, 31 May 2024

Sean Baxter joins Timur and Phil. Sean explains how he has managed to implement a borrow checker for C++ in his Circle compiler. In fact his implementation addresses all the same safety issues that Rust addresses.

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Rust <=> C++

Episode 382, published Saturday, 18 May 2024

Mara Bos joins Phil and Timur. Mara talks to us about her work on the Rust evolution team and how she uses embedded Rust for drone flight controllers. We chat about some of the differences and similarities between C++ and Rust, and what the two languages can, and should, learn from each other.

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JSON for Modern C++

Episode 381, published Friday, 03 May 2024

Niels Lohmann joins Timur and Phil. Niels talks to us about his popular JSON library, JSON for Modern C++ (often just known as nlohmann/json, after its github repo). We chat about the history and purpose of the library, with an interesting aside into starting and maintaining a popular OSS library, as well as what Niels is up to today.

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Pure Virtual C++

Episode 380, published Tuesday, 23 Apr 2024

Sy Brand joins Phil and Timur. Sy talks about the imminent Pure Virtual C++ conference that they have been running with Microsoft's backing for a few years. Sy also discuss what they have been up to as Developer Advocate at Microsoft, as well as some fascinating outside interests.

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For the complete back catalog of episodes, go to our dedicated episodes page.