Latest Episode

Vcpkg Registries

Posted on Friday, Feb 26, 2021

Rob and Jason are joined by Nicole Mazzuca from Microsoft. They first talk about a differential equation library, and modules support in build2 and meson. Then they talk to Nicole from Microsoft’s vcpkg team about some new features in vcpkg to enable teams to host their own libraries.

Unit Testing

Posted on Thursday, Sep 3, 2020

Rob and Jason are joined by Oleg Rabaev. They first discuss some papers from the latest ISO mailing and a new feature in Microsoft’s vcperf tool. Then they talk to Oleg Rabaev about Unit Testing methodologies and why it’s important to write testable code.

Cross Platform Mobile Telephony

Posted on Thursday, Aug 27, 2020

Rob and Jason are joined by Dave Hagedorn. They first discuss a blog post from JeanHeyd Meneide on exception free containers. Then they talk to Dave Hagedorn from TextNow about his teams efforts to transition an existing iOS/Android app to using a cross platform C++ library.

STX

Posted on Thursday, Aug 20, 2020

Rob and Jason are joined by Basit Ayantunde. They first discuss a blog post on plain old data types and Visual Studio’s Address Sanitizer support. Then they talk to Basit about the STX library.

Modern C++ for Absolute Beginners

Posted on Thursday, Aug 13, 2020

Rob and Jason are joined by Slobodan Dmitrović. They first discuss a new C++ compiler from NVIDIA to compile conformant C++ code to GPUs. Then they talk to Slobodan about his book: Modern C++ for Absolute Beginners.

Go

Posted on Thursday, Aug 6, 2020

Rob and Jason are joined by Ian Lance Taylor from Google. They first discuss an announcement from Conan and a blog post about embedding files into C++ applications using string literals. Then they talk to Ian Lance Taylor about the Go programming language.

Visual Effects

Posted on Thursday, Jul 30, 2020

Rob and Jason are joined by Josh Filstrup from Netflix. They first discuss an update to wxWidgets and a bug fix update in GCC. Then they talk to Josh about his background in Programming Languages and how he transitioned to work in the Visual Effects industry, including his current job at the studio engineering group at Netflix.