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Oct 23, 2020

Rob and Jason are joined by Ben Deane from Quantlab. They first discuss the 11.0 update of Clang and an a blog post highlighting some of the smaller features that were added in C++17. They then talk to Ben about some of his recent CppCon talks including one on what we can learn from the history of programming languages and another on the ability to JIT C++ code.

 

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Oct 16, 2020

Rob and Jason are joined by Lukács Berki and Julio Merino from Google's Bazel team. They discuss CppCon trip reports, the cpp subreddit and a video on C++ 20 Concepts. Then Lukács and Julio talk all about the advantages of Bazel and some of the key features of Google's open source build tool.

 

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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.

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Oct 2, 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.

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Sep 24, 2020

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

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Sep 18, 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.

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Sep 11, 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++.

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Sep 4, 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.

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Aug 28, 2020

Rob and Jason are joined by Dave Hagedorn. They first discuss a blog post from JeanHeyd Meneide on exception free containers. Then they talk to Dave Hagedorn from TextNow about his teams efforts to transition an existing iOS/Android app to using a cross platform C++ library.

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Aug 21, 2020

Rob and Jason are joined by Basit Ayantunde. They first discuss a blog post on plain old data types and Visual Studio's Address Sanitizer support. Then they talk to Basit about the STX library.

 

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Aug 14, 2020

Rob and Jason are joined by Slobodan Dmitrović. They first discuss a new C++ compiler from NVIDIA to compile conformant C++ code to GPUs. Then they talk to Slobodan about his book: Modern C++ for Absolute Beginners.

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Aug 7, 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.

 

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Jul 31, 2020

Rob and Jason are joined by Josh Filstrup from Netflix. They first discuss an update to wxWidgets and a bug fix update in GCC. Then they talk to Josh about his background in Programming Languages and how he transitioned to work in the Visual Effects industry, including his current job at the studio engineering group at Netflix.

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Jul 24, 2020

Rob and Jason are joined by Andrew Selle from Google. They first discuss Ranges support being added to Visual Studio, and Compiler Explorer's support for using some libraries. Then they talk to Andrew Selle from Google about Machine Learning with Tensorflow and Tensorflow Lite which he was one of the initial architects for.

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Jul 17, 2020

Rob and Jason are joined by Bruno Cardoso Lopes. They first discuss an update to Mesonbuild and CppCon going virtual. Then they talk about Bruno's work on Clang including clang modules and work on a pattern matching implementation.

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Jul 3, 2020

Rob and Jason are joined by Michael Wong from CodePlay. They first discuss GCC 11 changing its default dialect to C++17 and polymorphic allocators. Then Michael shares an announcement of a new version of SYCL that was just released. And shares information about the multiple standards groups he is a member or chair of.

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Jun 26, 2020

Rob and Jason are joined by Tara Walker from Microsoft. They first discuss the results of JetBrains C++ ecosystem survey and an article about bugs in Command & Conquer. Then Tara tells Rob and Jason all about Azure IoT, including the announcement of a new C++ SDK for embedded MCUs.

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Jun 19, 2020

Rob and Jason are joined by Gabriel Dos Reis from Microsoft. They first discuss the recent articles about Microsoft switching from C++ to Rust and let Gaby set the record straight. Then Gaby talks about the final state of Modules, how Microsoft is using them internally, and Gaby's plans for the future of Modules and much more.

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Jun 12, 2020

Rob and Jason are joined by Ben Smith from Google, chair of the Web Assembly working group. They first discuss a blog post on how to ask for C++ coding help, conference news and a discussion on C++ IDEs and tools. Then Ben talks to them about the current state of Web Assembly, the future and alternative uses for Web Assembly like Virtual Machines and Emulators.

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Jun 5, 2020

Rob and Jason are joined by author and ISO committee member Nico Josuttis. They first discuss a blog post on faster integer parsing and CppCon registration opening up. Then they talk to Nico about the book he is currently finishing on C++ Move Semantics and other books he's written in the past. They also discuss proposals that Nico has worked on for the ISO committee.

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May 29, 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.

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May 22, 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.

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May 15, 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.

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May 8, 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.

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