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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.

Learning C++ with Serenity

Posted on Thursday, Sep 2, 2021

Rob and Jason are joined by Linus Groh. They first discuss a new feature of Compiler Explorer and some ISO papers. Then they talk to Linus about his involvement in the Serenity project, learning C++ as he became a contributor.

Insight Toolkit

Posted on Thursday, Aug 26, 2021

Rob and Jason are joined by Matt McCormick from Kitware. They first discuss a blog post on using C++20 modules with GCC11 and Qt Multimedia support in Web Assembly. Then they talk to Matt about the history of Insight Toolkit, some of its applications and its role in the origin of CMake.

Efficient Programming with Components

Posted on Thursday, Aug 19, 2021

Rob and Jason are joined by Justin Meiners. They first talk about a big boost library update, and whether Valgrind is still useful compared to sanitizers. Then they talk to Justin Meiners about Alex Stepanov, his contribution to the STL and some of his courses that are still relevant to today’s C++ programmers.

News and Catching Up

Posted on Thursday, Aug 12, 2021

Rob and Jason talk about C++ news, upcoming conferences, tooling updates and a bit about the C++ projects they work on in their day jobs.

Performance Tuning

Posted on Thursday, Aug 5, 2021

Rob and Matt are joined by Denis Bakhvalov. They first talk about building Minesweeper in C++ with SFML and a paper on throughput prediction on intel microarchitectures. Then they talk to Denis about his blog, book and video series focusing on C++ performance, and his vision of the future tooling and techniques of writing performant C++ code.


Posted on Thursday, Jul 29, 2021

Rob and Jason are joined by Sean Parent and Dave Abrahams. They first talk to Dave about his history with C++, Boost and the Swift programming language. Then they talk with Sean and Dave about Adobe’s Software Technology Lab and their plans to focus on Concurrency in C++.