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Podcast News and Updates

Posted on Thursday, May 12, 2022

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

5G Network Computing

Posted on Friday, Feb 11, 2022

Yacob Cohen-Arazi joins Rob and Jason. They first talk about an update to Microsoft’s GSL library and the upcoming LLVM v14. Then they talk to Kobi about work he’s done at Qualcomm with 5G networks and how 5G is about a lot more then just bandwidth improvements.

Unix and C History

Posted on Friday, Feb 4, 2022

Brian Kernighan joins Rob and Jason. They first talk about the pros and cons of virtual teaching and training during COVID times, and the news that BOLT has been merged into LLVM. Then they talk to Brian about the history of UNIX and C development at Bell Labs.

Docker Development and Modernizing OOD

Posted on Thursday, Jan 27, 2022

Yacob Cohen-Arazi joins Rob and Jason. They first talk about the first ISO mailing of the year and some upcoming conference dates. Then they talk to Yacob about his experience building and running docker containers for C++ software development and his work updating code examples for an upcoming C++ Object Oriented book.

Binary Exploits

Posted on Thursday, Jan 20, 2022

Marit Tokle and Christian Ressell join Rob and Jason. They first talk about a Y2K like bug that unexpectedly hit us in the new year. Then they talk about binary exploits, why they’re still relevant, and a particular binary exploit that Marit and Christian demonstrated during their recent talk at NDC Techtown. They also talk about ‘Capture The Flag’ security competitions.

C++ Compile Time Parser Generator

Posted on Thursday, Jan 13, 2022

Rob and Jason are joined by Piotr Winter. They first talk about include guards vs pragma once, testing for constexpr and the preview of Catch v3. Then they talk to Piotr Winter about CTPG, the C++ Compile Time Parser Generator.

Modern C for Absolute Beginners

Posted on Thursday, Jan 6, 2022

Rob and Jason are joined by Slobodan Dmitrovic. They first talk about the latest update to the {fmt} library, another Raymond Chen blogpost, and a summary of ISO standardization progress made in 2021. Then they talk to Slobodan about his new book Modern C for Absolute Beginners.