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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.

PVS-Studio Static Analysis

Posted on Thursday, Mar 12, 2020

Rob and Jason are joined by Yuri Minaev from PVS-Studio. They first discuss a blog posts on ISO’s recent decision not to break the C++ ABI in C++23 and getting rid of volatile in the Qt codebase. Then they talk to Yuri Minaev, one of the developers at PVS Studio working on the static analyzer. They discuss some of the forms of analysis that the tool excels at and how it’s changed the way Yuri programs.

Packs and Pipelines

Posted on Thursday, Mar 5, 2020

Rob and Jason are joined by Barry Revzin. They first discuss a blog post about how to declare a class’s data members and methods. They then discuss some of his contributions to C++20 including some necessary fixes to spaceship operator, and some proposals he is working on for C++23 including pack declaration and a new pipe operator.

Maintaining QtCore

Posted on Thursday, Feb 27, 2020

Rob and Jason are joined by Thiago Macieira from Intel. They first talk about Visual Studio’s Qt support, and articles from Bjarne Stroustrup and Herb Sutter. They then talk about Thiago’s history with Qt, including his former role as Qt Release Manager and his contributions to QtCore, QtNetwork and more.

Prague Trip Report

Posted on Friday, Feb 21, 2020

Rob and Jason are joined by Hana Dusikova from Avast. They talk about the final changes that went into the C++20 draft which should become the official new standard in 3 or 4 months. They also discuss the direction of C++23 and some of the papers that were proposed in Prague.

C++ on a Watch

Posted on Thursday, Feb 13, 2020

Brad started programming in BASIC when he was 9, primarily on the Apple IIe, transitioning to QBASIC in high school. He graduated from Kansas State University in 2005 with a BS in Computer Science and a minor in Embedded Systems. While at K-State he enjoyed working on the solar car racing team, which built and raced a vehicle across the US and Canada. After graduating in 2005, Brad started work at Garmin, where he has worked on a variety of projects including Palm PDAs, Brew phone platforms,  Read More