Latest Episode

Hyperion Renderer

Posted on Thursday, Jul 9, 2020

Rob and Jason are joined by Yining Karl Li and David Adler from Disney Animation Studios. They first discuss C++ conformance changes in Visual Studio 2019. Then Karl and David talk about the Hyperion Renderer and more.

Postmodern C++ Revisited

Posted on Thursday, Apr 23, 2020

Rob and Jason are joined by Tony Van Eerd. They first discuss some conference news, including Microsoft’s upcoming Pure Virtual C++ Conference. Then Tony Van Eerd joins them to discuss his Postmodern C++ talk, and some of his work on the C++ standards committee.

Rosetta

Posted on Thursday, Apr 16, 2020

Rob and Jason are joined by Andrew Leaver-Fay from UNC and Jack Maguire from Menten AI. They first discuss a proposal to update both C and C++ and create a unified common core for the languages. Then they talk to Andrew and Jack about Rosetta, a C++ protein modeling library, it’s history being ported from Fortran and some of its use cases such as creating HIV vaccines.

Making Nu Languages

Posted on Thursday, Apr 9, 2020

Rob and Jason are joined by Jonathan Turner. They first discuss updates to {fmt} and SourceTrail. Then they talk to Jonathan Turner about some of the languages he’s worked on; including Chaiscript with Jason, Typescript at Microsoft and Rust at Mozilla. They then talk about his current project: NuShell.

Intro to Modules

Posted on Thursday, Apr 2, 2020

Rob and Jason are joined by Daniela Engert. They first discuss a blog post on a new static analyzer feature in GCC 10 and Jason’s plans to port the classic DOOM game to C++. Then Daniela gives Jason and Rob an introduction to Modules in C++20.

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.