Latest Episode

HPX and DLA Future

Posted on Thursday, Jul 22, 2021

Rob and Jason are joined by Hartmut Kaiser and Mikael Simberg. They first discuss some blog posts on returning multiple values from a function and C++ Ranges. Then they talk to Hartmut Kaiser and Mikael Simberg on the latest version of HPX, how easy it is to gain performance improvements with HPX, and DLA Futures, the Distributed Linear Algebra library built using HPX.

SOLID Design Principles

Posted on Thursday, Jan 28, 2021

Rob and Jason are joined by Klaus Iglberger. They first talk about changes to make the Win32 API more accessible, some C++20 coroutine examples and ISO news. Then they talk to Klaus Iglberger about the SOLID design principles, why they still matter and what C++ developers should know about them.

Cheerp

Posted on Thursday, Jan 21, 2021

Rob and Jason are joined by Alessandro Pignotti. They first talk about a linker project, a better assert for constexpr code. Then they talk about Cheerp, LeaningTech’s C++ WebAssembly compiler, how it differs from emscripten, Cheerp optimizations and some of LeaningTech’s other Cheerp products.

Priorities for C++23

Posted on Friday, Jan 15, 2021

Rob and Jason are joined by Corentin Jabot. They first talk about a Visual Studio blog post on performance improvements in the ‘inner build loop’, and a ray tracer built into CMake. Then they talk to Corentin about his work in the C++ ISO committee on the Library Evolution Working Group and his thoughts on what could and should make it into C++23.

Open Frameworks and Creative Coding

Posted on Thursday, Jan 7, 2021

Rob and Jason are joined by Zach Lieberman, professor at MIT’s Media Lab and co-founder of the School for Poetic Computation. They first talk about Herb Sutter’s 2020 wrap up blog post and the ISO mailing from December 2020. Then Zach discusses Open Frameworks, a C++ toolkit he co-created 10 years ago for creative coding.

Goodbye 2020

Posted on Thursday, Dec 31, 2020

Rob and Jason are discuss various news articles, libraries and announcements on the last episode of 2020 before the new year.

TurtleBrowser

Posted on Thursday, Dec 24, 2020

Rob and Jason are joined by Patricia Aas from TurtleSec. They first talk about updates to a Web Assembly compiler Cheerp and an announcement for a new systems programming language conference. Then they talk to Patricia about her current project building a new web browser using modern C++, Qt 5 and the Chromium engine. They also discuss Patricia’s consulting business and managing it during the pandemic.