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Djinni

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.

Meeting C++ 2020

Posted on Friday, Oct 9, 2020

Rob and Jason are joined by Jens Weller from Meeting C++. They discuss a blog post on Immediately Invoked Function Expressions, a syntactic sugar library and JeanHeyd Meneid’s blog and video about the C++ Community. Then they talk with Jens about the upcoming Meeting C++ conference, on line user groups and job fairs and more.

Performance Matters

Posted on Thursday, Oct 1, 2020

Rob and Jason are joined by Emery Berger from the University of Massachusetts Amherst. They first discuss updates to GCC and the September ISO mailing. Then they talk to Emery Berger about Performance tooling and how improvements in Performance should be measured.

CppCon 2020 Wrapup

Posted on Wednesday, Sep 23, 2020

Rob and Jason are joined by Jon Kalb. They talk about the first on-line CppCon conference and plans for the future.

Microsoft Announcements at CppCon 2020

Posted on Thursday, Sep 17, 2020

Rob and Jason are joined by Julia Reid, Sy Brand and Augustin Popa from Microsoft. They talk about the virtual CppCon, favorite talks and the virtual conference experience. Then they talk about some of the announcements being made by the Microsoft Visual C++ team during the CppCon conference talks.

stdpar

Posted on Thursday, Sep 10, 2020

Rob and Jason are joined by David Olsen from NVIDIA. They first discuss the news from the ISO Committee that C++20 has been approved and work on C++23 will continue virtually. Then they talk with David about his work on NVIDIA’s C++ compiler to run parallel algorithm code on the GPU and a proposal he’s working on to introduce 16-bit floats to standard C++.

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.