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The first podcast by C++ developers for C++ developers!






Rapperswil Trip Report

Rob and Jason discuss the Rapperswil trip report and other C++ news. News What's next for Visual StudioVisual Studio RoadmapBuild the future of the web with WebAssembly and more (Google I/O '18)WebAssembly Physics and DOM objects"Core Coroutines" proposalMicrosoft Buys GitHub: The Linux Foundation's Reaction Links @robwirving@lefticus Sponsors Backtrace Patreon CppCast Patreon Listener Survey CppCast Listener Survey


Vcpkg with Robert Schumacher

Rob and Jason are joined by Robert Schumacher from Microsoft to discuss the vcpkg package manager and more. Robert Schumacher is a developer on the Microsoft Visual C++ Libraries team and the lead developer for vcpkg. He has previously worked on the MSVC implementation of the Modules TS and is the current maintainer of Cpprestsdk. Besides work, he occasionally indulges in functional programming and arguments about whether inheritance is fundamentally flawed. News Teach yourself C++...


C++ London Uni with Tom Breza, Oliver Ddin and Tristan Brindle

Tom arrived in London at age 22 with £200 to his name, not knowing a single person. After 6 months Tom managed to start business - PC Service, that provides IT support to SMBs and runs it since then. Tom's team help many customers from small businesses to top celebrities and Royal Families. Now with over 20 years of experience, Tom set his mind on new challenges and decided to learn software development, specifically C++ and helps others to learn through C++ London Uni. Oliver has been a...


sol2 and std::embed with JeanHeyd Meneide

Rob and Jason are joined by JeanHeyd Meneide to discuss the sol2 library and his proposal for std::embed. ThePhD -- known in meatspace as JeanHeyd -- is a Computer Science undergraduate at the Fu Foundation School of Engineering in Columbia University. They are currently working on Open Source C++ and C++ Standardization projects, as well as exploring graphics programming. They are currently dabbling with Haskell and Elm for fun, and are attempting to wrangle their biggest open source...


Freestanding Proposal with Ben Craig

Rob and Jason are joined by Ben Craig to discuss his proposal for a freestanding C++ Library. Ben is a Principal Software Engineer at National Instruments, primarily developing device drivers for various operating systems (Windows, Linux, Mac, OpenRTOS, vxWorks, ETS Pharlap), and occasionally tinkering with the firmware side of things. Ben is an occasional contributor to libc++ and Apache Thrift. News Convert Macro to Constexpr in VS 2017CppCon 2018 Registration is OpenHow to Adopt...


CppChat with Phil Nash

Rob and Jason are joined by Phil Nash to discuss the rebooted CppChat show, test driven development, a conference announcement and much more. Phil has spent the last year and a half doing things that might sound interesting for the next time he’s interviewed on CppCast. He might have overdone it. Aside from that he’s most commonly known as the original author of the test framework, Catch2. He’s been in or around C++ since the early 90s, but started coding in 1981 on a ZX-81 that he...


C++ Simplicity with Kate Gregory

Kate Gregory has been using C++ since before Microsoft had a C++ compiler, and has been paid to program since 1979. She loves C++ and believes that software should make our lives easier. That includes making the lives of developers easier! She'll stay up late arguing about deterministic destruction or how C++ these days is not the C++ you remember. Kate runs a small consulting firm in rural Ontario and provides mentoring and management consultant services, as well as writing code every...


C++ Patterns with Kevlin Henney

Rob and Jason are joined by Kevlin Henney to discuss C++ Patterns and things every programmer should know. Kevlin Henney is an independent consultant, speaker, writer and trainer. His development interests are in patterns, programming, practice and process. He has been a columnist for a number of magazines and sites, including C++ Report and C/C++ Users Journal, and has been on far too many committees (it has been said that "a committee is a cul-de-sac down which ideas are lured and...


CppDock and nbdl with Jason Rice

Jason is a web applications programmer with an appetite for C++ metaprogramming having made small contributions to Boost.Hana. He is actively working on the library Nbdl, waiting for the day when C++ takes over the web. News #include Blast from the Past: Borland C++ on Windows 98Boost 1.67.0 Released Jason Rice @JasonRice_Jason Rice's GitHub Links CppDockNbdlC++Now 2017: Jason Rice "Nbdl: A library that uses metaprogramming... A lot" Sponsors PVS-StudioJetBrainsCppCast Patreon ...


Blogging and Text Processing with Bartłomiej Filipek

Rob and Jason are joined by Bartłomiej Filipek to discuss blogging, Simplifying C++ Code with C++17, and the work he's doing at Xara. Bartłomiej Filipek (Bartek as a shorter version) is a C++ software developer at Xara where he works mostly on text features for advanced document editors. He works remotely from Cracow/Poland. Apart from graphics applications, Bartek also has experience with game development, large-scale systems for aviation, writing graphics drivers and even biofeedback....


News Roundup

Rob and Jason discuss Jacksonville trip reports, April Fools posts and more. News Deprecating Raw Pointers in C++20No new new: Raw pointers removed from C++C++ will no longer have pointersHPX 1.1.0 ReleasedFreestanding trip report: emBO++ and JacksonvilleOh, lock-free circular buffers, yay! Hey, no 2D graphics? Jacksonville trip reportJetBrains Trip ReportClion 2018.1 releaseCmake 3.11 ReleaseConfiguring C++ Intellisense and Browsing Links @robwirving@lefticus Sponsor JetBrains ...


C++ and Typescript at Ubisoft Massive with Ólafur Waage

Rob and Jason are joined by Ólafur Waage to discuss the work done at Ubisoft Massive using C++ and Typescript for application development and much more. Ólafur Waage is a Generalist Programmer at Ubisoft Massive where he works on the Uplay PC client and services. His work focuses mainly on programming with C++ but Python and C# do appear from time to time. In his spare time he plays video games which is not surprising given his job but he also likes puzzles, non fiction audio books and...


Jacksonville Trip Report with Patrice Roy

Rob and Jason are joined by Patrice Roy to discuss the Jacksonville C++ Committee meeting and the state of features that may make it into C++20, new Study Groups and much more. Patrice Roy has been playing with C++, either professionally, for pleasure or (most of the time) both for over 20 years. After a few years doing R&D and working on military flight simulators, he moved on to academics and has been teaching computer science since 1998. Since 2005, he’s been involved more specifically...


News Roundup

Rob and Jason discuss catch up on two weeks' worth of C++ news on a very special Pi day episode. News WG21 pre-Jacksonville teleconResults summary: C++ Foundation Developer SurveyClangFormat Support in Visual Studio 2017C++ Code Analysis Improvements for Visual Studio 2017Linux C++ Workload improvements to the Project System, Console Window, rsync and Attach to ProcessLLVM 6.0 ReleaseProfiling: OptimisationSimplify code with 'if constexpr' in C++17Lvalues, rvalues, glvalues, prvalues,...


Conference News and CppChat with Jon Kalb

Rob and Jason are joined by Jon Kalb to discuss upcoming C++ conferences, CppChat and east const. Jon does onsite training in C++ and chairs C++Now, CppCon, and the Boost Steering Committee. Next month he will be speaking at the ACCU conference in Bristol, and keynoting the C++ Russia conference in Saint Petersburg. News Market share of the most used C/C++ IDEs in 2018A cake for your cherry, what should go in the C++ standard libraryBatteries not included: what should go in the C++...


Competitive Coding with Conor Hoekstra

Rob and Jason are joined by Conor Hoekstra to discuss Competive Coding websites and competitions Conor Hoekstra works at Moody's Analytics as a C++ Software Developer helping maintain and develop an insurance software program called AXIS. Wanting to develop better algorithm and data structure knowledge he started using online sites like HackerRank and LeetCode to do so. He now has a YouTube channel where he reviews the contests from the last week of Competitive Coding sites like...


API & ABI Versioning with Mathieu Ropert

Rob and Jason are joined by Mathieu Ropert to discuss C++ API & ABI compatibility issues and Modern CMake. Mathieu is a french C++ expert with an eclectic background. He's worked in various fields including kernels, virtualization, web development, databases, REST microservices, build systems and package management, all those in (or about) C or C++. He is presently awaiting his next challenge in the video game industry that should come up next May in Stockholm, Sweden. Until then, Mathieu...


Qt Mobile Development with Sarah Smith

Rob and Jason are joined by Sarah Smith to talk about her career in Mobile Development with C++ and Qt. Sarah Smith comes to mobile development & entrepreneurship with a background in Software Engineering for companies like Nokia & Google, and over a decade of mobile device experience. She builds on a love of game development since creating Dungeons & Dragons modules on her own web-server while studying for a BSc (Comp Sci) in the late 90's. Realizing a goal to develop independent games...


foonathan/type_safe and more with Jonathan Müller

Rob and Jason are joined by Jonathan Müller to talk about his experience at University and some of his recent projects. Jonathan is a CS student passionate about C++. In his spare time he writes libraries like foonathan/memory which provides memory allocator implementations. He is also working on standardese which is a documentation generator specifically designed for C++. Jonathan tweets at @foonathan and blogs about various C++ and library development related topics at...


Think-Cell Ranges with Arno Schödl

Rob and Jason are joined by Arno Schödl to talk about the work he does at think-cell with C++ and their custom range library. Arno Schödl, Ph.D. is the Co-Founder and Technical Director of think-cell Software GmbH, Berlin. think-cell is the de facto standard when it comes to professional presentations in Microsoft PowerPoint. Arno is responsible for the design, architecture and development of all our software products. He oversees think-cell’s R&D team, Quality Assurance and Customer...