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The C++ ABI

Posted on Thursday, Nov 21, 2019

Rob and Jason are joined by Titus Winters from Google. They first discuss some news of C++ tools, including Sourcetrail going open source and C++ Build Insights for Visual Studio. Then Titus goes into what the C++ ABI is, what breaking the ABI means, and whether or not we should consider breaking the ABI in future versions of C++. Titus also shares some a preview of his upcoming book ‘Software Engineering at Google.’

Commodore 64 and Tilt Five AR

Posted on Thursday, Oct 10, 2019

Rob and Jason are joined by Jeri Ellsworth the CEO of Tilt Five. Jeri and Jason first geek out about the Commodore 64 with Jeri telling her story of building the C64 Direct-to-TV. Then she tells us about her new companies product the Tilt Five AR headset which is built with the tabletop gamer in mind and has SDKs for C++ and Unity.

Vehicle Control Software

Posted on Thursday, Oct 3, 2019

Rob and Jason are joined by Philipp Schrader. They first discuss some post CppCon news and the LLVM 9.0 release. Then Phil talks about the work he’s doing at Peloton Technology to enable the ‘platooning’ of trucks with software written in C++.

Visual C++ Announcements at CppCon 2019

Posted on Thursday, Sep 26, 2019

Rob and Jason are joined by Marian Luparu, Sy Brand and Stephan T Lavavej in this special episode recorded at CppCon. They discuss some of the big announcements made by the Visual C++ team at CppCon. Including the open sourcing of MSVC’s STL, adding ASAN support to Visual Studio, C++17 conformance and much more.

Provable Functions at CppCon 2019

Posted on Thursday, Sep 19, 2019

Rob and Jason are joined by Lisa Lippincott in this special episode recorded at CppCon. They first discuss some of the conference highlights and favorite talks so far. Then Lisa gives an overview of her ‘Truth of a Procedure’ talk. Later they talk about Lisa’s work on the ISO committee, her thoughts on Contracts and much more.

C++ Extensions

Posted on Thursday, Sep 12, 2019

Rob and Jason are joined by Miro Knejp. They first discuss a blog post from Tanker covering their strategy to successfully use C++ for cross-platform mobile development. Then Miro gives them a preview of his upcoming CppCon talk and tells us about some of the C++ extensions that are out there and probably won’t ever be standardized.