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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.

Rider for Unreal Engine

Posted on Thursday, May 28, 2020

Rob and Jason are joined by Anastasia Kazakova. They first discuss news from Herb Sutter that the November ISO meeting has been postponed and a new Visual Studio preview release. Then they talk to Anastasia Kazakova from JetBrains about Rider for Unreal Engine and other updates to CLion and ReSharper for C++ as well as information about the C++ ecosystem.

Catch2 and std::random

Posted on Thursday, May 21, 2020

Rob and Jason are joined by Martin Hořeňovský. They first discuss some ISO papers and Jason learning Rust from his cousin Jonathan. Then Martin tells them about his work maintaining Catch 2, including his plans for future updates of the unit testing library. Martin also talks about SAT solvers and problems with std::random.

Physical Units

Posted on Thursday, May 14, 2020

Rob and Jason are joined by Mateusz Pusz. They first discuss the 10.1 update of GCC and an article from Raymond Chen. Then they talk to Mateusz about his physical units library and his efforts to get physical units into the standard.

MSVC's STL and vcpkg

Posted on Thursday, May 7, 2020

Rob and Jason are joined by Billy O’Neal from Microsoft. They first discuss some news from various conferences and user groups that are going online. Then they talk to Billy O’Neal from Microsoft’s Visual C++ team. He tells them how he joined the team and some of the projects he’s worked on, including some recent work on vcpkg.

Envoy Proxy

Posted on Thursday, Apr 30, 2020

Rob and Jason are joined by Matt Klein from Lyft. They first discuss an update to Microsoft’s Guidelines Support Library with changes to span. Then they talk to Matt Klein who dicusses Envoy Proxy and how it’s used in Cloud Native applications.

Postmodern C++ Revisited

Posted on Thursday, Apr 23, 2020

Rob and Jason are joined by Tony Van Eerd. They first discuss some conference news, including Microsoft’s upcoming Pure Virtual C++ Conference. Then Tony Van Eerd joins them to discuss his Postmodern C++ talk, and some of his work on the C++ standards committee.