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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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May 1, 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.

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Apr 24, 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.

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Apr 17, 2020

Rob and Jason are joined by Andrew Leaver-Fay from UNC and Jack Maguire from Menten AI. They first discuss a proposal to update both C and C++ and create a unified common core for the languages. Then they talk to Andrew and Jack about Rosetta, a C++ protein modeling library, it's history being ported from Fortran and some of its use cases such as creating HIV vaccines.

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Apr 10, 2020

Rob and Jason are joined by Jonathan Turner. They first discuss updates to {fmt} and SourceTrail. Then they talk to Jonathan Turner about some of the languages he's worked on; including Chaiscript with Jason, Typescript at Microsoft and Rust at Mozilla. They then talk about his current project: NuShell.

 

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Apr 3, 2020

Rob and Jason are joined by Daniela Engert. They first discuss a blog post on a new static analyzer feature in GCC 10 and Jason's plans to port the classic DOOM game to C++. Then Daniela gives Jason and Rob an introduction to Modules in C++20.

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Mar 27, 2020

Rob and Jason are joined by Kevin Cadieux and Sy Brand. They first discuss a blog post on Memory Access Patterns and the Clang 10 release. Then they talk about C++ Build Insights, Kevin tells us how vcperf can be used to find places where build performance can be improved in your code. Sy then goes over some of the other recent updates to Visual Studio and Visual Studio Code.

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Mar 20, 2020

Rob and Jason are joined by Jussi Pakkanen. They first discuss the ongoing effects that the Corona Virus is having on the C++ Community. Then they talk to Jussi Pakkanen who gives them an update on what's changed in Mesonbuild since he was first on show 201 episodes earlier. Jussi also shares some info about the Meson Manual which is available as an e-book.

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Mar 13, 2020

Rob and Jason are joined by Yuri Minaev from PVS-Studio. They first discuss a blog posts on ISO's recent decision not to break the C++ ABI in C++23 and getting rid of volatile in the Qt codebase. Then they talk to Yuri Minaev, one of the developers at PVS Studio working on the static analyzer. They discuss some of the forms of analysis that the tool excels at and how it's changed the way Yuri programs.

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Mar 6, 2020

Rob and Jason are joined by Barry Revzin. They first discuss a blog post about how to declare a class's data members and methods. They then discuss some of his contributions to C++20 including some necessary fixes to spaceship operator, and some proposals he is working on for C++23 including pack declaration and a new pipe operator.

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Feb 28, 2020

Rob and Jason are joined by Thiago Macieira from Intel. They first talk about Visual Studio's Qt support, and articles from Bjarne Stroustrup and Herb Sutter. They then talk about Thiago's history with Qt, including his former role as Qt Release Manager and his contributions to QtCore, QtNetwork and more.

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Feb 21, 2020

Rob and Jason are joined by Hana Dusikova from Avast. They talk about the final changes that went into the C++20 draft which should become the official new standard in 3 or 4 months. They also discuss the direction of C++23 and some of the papers that were proposed in Prague.

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