Latest Episode

Software Architecture with C++

Posted on Thursday, Dec 2, 2021

Rob and Jason are joined by Adrian Ostrowski and Piotr Gaczowki. They first talk about profiling tools and reverse iterators. Then they talk to Adrian and Piotr about their book on C++ Software Architecture, and what all C++ developers can learn from it.

Incredibuild in the Cloud

Posted on Friday, Jun 4, 2021

Rob and Jason are joined by Dana Rochman and Amir Kirsh from Incredibuild. They first discuss conference news and a blog post from Andreas Kling. Then they talk to Dana and Amir about the latest from Incredibuild, including new support for accelerating builds in the cloud, and build caching.


Posted on Friday, May 28, 2021

Rob and Jason are joined by Todd Gamblin and Greg Becker. They first discuss a documentation tool, a blog post about floating point numbers, and yet another post about ABI changes. Then they talk to Todd and Greg from Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) who both work on Spack, the popular open source package manager aimed at HPC.

ABI Stability

Posted on Friday, May 21, 2021

Rob and Jason are joined by Marshall Clow. They first discuss some bugs Microsoft found using ASAN in open source projects, and new libraries. Then they talk to Marshall Clow, longtime maintainer of libc++, on his perspective on the C++ ABI, and why stability is important.


Posted on Friday, May 14, 2021

Rob and Jason are joined by Harald Achitz. They first discuss performance updates for debug builds coming in the next version of Visual Studio. Then they talk about Djinni, the cross platform language binding generator tool initially developed by Dropbox that is now being supported by the C++ Mobile Development community.

SonarSource Analysis Tools

Posted on Friday, May 7, 2021

Rob and Jason are joined by Loïc Joly from SonarSource. They first discuss compiler updates in GCC and MSVC as well as survey results of most used C++ features. Then they talk to Loïc about the SonarSource static analysis tools for C++, what sorts of bugs they discover, and what goes into creating a new analysis rule.

Defer is better than Destructors

Posted on Friday, Apr 30, 2021

Rob and Jason are joined by JeanHeyd Meneide. They first discuss alternative operators in C++, upcoming virtual conferences and papers in the April ISO mailing. Then they talk to JeanHeyd about his work on the C and C++ committees, including embed, defer and more.