Latest Episode

C++Builder

Posted on Friday, Apr 16, 2021

Rob and Jason are joined by David Millington from Embarcadero. They first discuss a blog post on Thread Sanitizer and a very unique implementation of unique_ptr. Then they talk to David Millington from Embarcadero about C++ Builder, it’s history and the state of the tool today. Including some of its extensions built into their version of Clang.

Networking TS

Posted on Thursday, Dec 3, 2020

Rob and Jason are joined by Robert Leahy. They first talk about an open source flappy bird clone and the C++ framework it was built with. Then they talk to Robert Leahy about the Networking TS that will hopefully be a major feature of C++23.

Fuzz Testing on the GPU

Posted on Friday, Nov 27, 2020

Rob and Jason are joined by Artem Dinaburg and Ryan Eberhardt. They first talk about a new version of CMake that was just released, an interview with Bjarne Stroustrup and another month of new ISO papers. Then they talk to Artem and Ryan who talk about fuzz testing, including a new fuzz testing project being worked at Trail of Bits to enable fuzz testing on the GPU.

Concepts and Algorithm Intuition

Posted on Thursday, Nov 19, 2020

Rob and Jason are joined by Conor Hoekstra. They first talk about new and updated libraries in Boost and Herb Sutter’s trip report covering news from the recent virtual ISO plenary meeting where the first new features were voted into C++23. Then they talk to Conor about some of his recent conference talks on Algorithm Intuition and Concepts vs typeclasses.

Video Games, Robotics and Audio

Posted on Thursday, Nov 12, 2020

Rob and Jason are joined by Joël Lamotte. They first talk about C++20 Modules support in GCC and MSVC and a micro benchmarking library. Then they talk to Joël about how he got involved in C++, and his experiences working on indie video games, robotics and his recent transition to the audio industry working on a web assembly powered website.

Unicode Progress and C++/C Study Group

Posted on Thursday, Nov 5, 2020

Rob and JeanHeyd are joined by Aaron Ballman and Peter Brett, both members of the ISO C++ committee. They first talk about an extension for Visual Studio and Visual Code for visualizing struct layout and a blog post proposing a safer boolean type. Then they talk about Aaron and Peter about progress being made at virtual ISO meetings and the upcoming virtual Plenary meeting.

ThinLTO

Posted on Friday, Oct 30, 2020

Rob and Jason are joined by Teresa Johnson from Google. They first discuss the Qt6 beta release and a blog post proposing range_ref, a lightweight view for ranges. Then they talk to Teresa about ThinLTO, the scalable and incremental Link Time Optimization built into LLVM.