Large Scale C++

Posted on Thursday, Feb 6, 2020
Rob and Jason are joined by author John Lakos. They first talk about a funny C++ themed freestyle rap video commissioned by Victor Zverovich and a C++20 reference card produced by Bartlomiej Filipek. Then John discusses his new book, Large Scale C++ Volume I: Process and Architecture. In addition to discussing the book John shares some of his thoughts on allocators, modules, move semantics and contracts.

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John Lakos

John Lakos

John Lakos, author of Large-Scale C++ Software Design, serves at Bloomberg LP in New York City as a senior architect and mentor for C++ Software Development world-wide. He is also an active voting member of the C++ Standards Committee’s Evolution Working Group. Previously, Dr. Lakos directed the design and development of infrastructure libraries for proprietary analytic financial applications at Bear Stearns. For 12 years prior, Dr. Lakos developed large frameworks and advanced ICCAD applications at Mentor Graphics, for which he holds multiple software patents. His academic credentials include a Ph.D. in Computer Science (‘97) and an Sc.D. in Electrical Engineering (‘89) from Columbia University. Dr. Lakos received his undergraduate degrees from MIT in Mathematics (‘82) and Computer Science (‘81). His new book, the first volume of which is entitled Large-Scale C++ — Volume I: Process and Architecture (2020), is now available from Pearson Education.


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