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Circle

Posted on Thursday, Jan 23, 2020

Rob and Jason are joined by Sean Baxter. They first talk about a blog post and some papers headed for the upcoming ISO meeting in Prague. Then they discuss Circle, the compiler and language extension for C++17.

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.

Professional CMake

Posted on Thursday, Sep 5, 2019

Rob and Jason are joined by Craig Scott. They first discuss a recent blog post from PVS-Studio analyzing some bugs in CMake. Then Craig talks about how he got involved in CMake development, and his e-book ‘Professional CMake: A Practical Guide.’

C++ Epochs

Posted on Thursday, Aug 29, 2019

Rob and Jason are joined by Vittorio Romeo from Bloomberg. They first discuss some changes in the recent Visual Studio update for cross platform linux development, and some post-Cologne ISO developments. Then Vittorio goes into more detail on his proposal for C++ epochs, which could allow the language to more easily introduce breaking changes in the future.

AWS Lambda

Posted on Thursday, Aug 22, 2019

Rob and Jason are joined by Marco Magdy from Amazon. They first discuss Dropbox’s announcement of abandoning their C++ mobile platform strategy in favor of Swift and Kotlin. Then Marco goes over what AWS Lambda is, what you can do with it and some of the challenges he faced bringing C++ support to AWS Lambda.