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

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






C++ Extensions with Miro Knejp

Rob and Jason are joined by Miro Knejp. They first discuss a blog post from Tanker covering their strategy to successfully use C++ for cross-platform mobile development. Then Miro gives them a preview of his upcoming CppCon talk and tells us about some of the C++ extensions that are out there and probably won't ever be standardized. Miro wrote his first line of C++ code in 1997 at the age of 12, and it has been his programming language of choice ever since. He’s especially passionate...


Professional CMake with Craig Scott

Rob and Jason are joined by Craig Scott. They first discuss a recent blog post from PVS-Studio analyzing some bugs in CMake. Then Craig talks about how he got involved in CMake development, and his e-book 'Professional CMake: A Practical Guide.' Craig is a CMake co-maintainer and author of the book ["Professional CMake: A Practical Guide"](https://crascit.com/professional-cmake/). He has been developing cross-platform C++ software since 2001, targeting most major platforms and working on...


C++ Epochs with Vittorio Romeo

Rob and Jason are joined by Vittorio Romeo from Bloomberg. They first discuss some changes in the recent Visual Studio update for cross platform linux development, and some post-Cologne ISO developments. Then Vittorio goes into more detail on his proposal for C++ epochs, which could allow the language to more easily introduce breaking changes in the future. Vittorio Romeo has been a Software Engineer at Bloomberg for more than 3 years, working on mission-critical company C++ infrastructure...


AWS Lambda with Marco Magdy

Rob and Jason are joined by Marco Magdy from Amazon. They first discuss Dropbox's announcement of abandoning their C++ mobile platform strategy in favor of Swift and Kotlin. Then Marco goes over what AWS Lambda is, what you can do with it and some of the challenges he faced bringing C++ support to AWS Lambda. Marco is a senior software engineer who has been working at AWS for the past four years. He has been programming in C++ on/off since 2001. Before joining Amazon, Marco worked at a...


mdspan and /r/cpp with Bryce Adelstein Lelbach

Rob and Jason are joined by Bryce Adelstein Lelbach. They discuss the mdspan proposal that first introduced Bryce to the C++ ISO committee. They also discuss Bryce's role as moderator for the /r/cpp subreddit and talk about the upcoming CppCon 2019 conference. Bryce Adelstein Lelbach Bryce Adelstein Lelbach has spent nearly a decade developing libraries in C++. Bryce is passionate about C++ evolution and is one of the leaders of the C++ community. He is an officer of ISO/IEC...


Secure Coding with Matt Butler

Rob and Jason are joined by Matt Butler to discuss his perspective on the ISO Cologne meeting and Secure Coding. Matthew Butler is a security researcher who has been using C++ professionally since 1990. He has spent the past three decades as a systems architect and software engineer developing systems for network security, law enforcement and national defense. He primarily works in signals intelligence and security on platforms ranging from embedded micro-controllers to FPGAs to...


Approval Tests with Clare Macrae

Rob and Jason are joined by Clare Macrae to discuss Approval Tests and how they can be used to quickly test legacy C++ code. Clare is an independent consultant, helping teams streamline their work with legacy and hard-to-test C++ and Qt code. She has worked in software development for over 30 years, and in C++ for 20 years. Since 2017, she has used her spare time to work remotely with Llewellyn Falco on ApprovalTests.cpp, to radically simplify testing of legacy code. She has enjoyed...


Cologne Trip Report with Botond Ballo and Tom Honermann

Rob and Jason are joined by Botond Ballo and Tom Honermann to discuss what features were added and removed from the C++20 draft paper at the ISO meeting in Cologne. Botond Ballo is a software engineer at Mozilla, where he has been working on the Firefox web browser's rendering engine for 6 years. He's been attending C++ standards meetings for about the same time, and blogging about them to keep the C++ user community informed about standardization progress. In the committee, his interests...


GitKraken with Tyler Ang-Wanek

Rob and Jason are joined by Tyler Ang-Wanek to discuss leveraging C++ in an ElectronJS app like GitKraken. Tyler Ang-Wanek has been developing software professionally for the past 3.5 years. He works as a senior developer at Axosoft, on the GitKraken team. His work primarily shifts among developing native node modules for use in GitKraken, architectural work for code and APIs around GitKraken, and developing new features for GitKraken. He is the creator of the node module Node Sentinel File...


CMake and VTK with Robert Maynard

Rob and Jason are joined by Robert Maynard from Kitware to discuss CMake and VTK. Robert Maynard is a principal engineer at Kitware and spends most of his time as a primary developer of VTK-m. VTK-m is a HPC toolkit of scientific visualization algorithms for highly concurrent processor and accelerator architectures. It uses a fine-grained concurrency model for data analysis and visualization algorithms allowing for seamless execution on GPU's or many-core CPUs. When not working on VTK-m,...


Functional Programming in C++ with Ivan Čukić

Rob and Jason are joined by Ivan Čukić to discuss his book on Functional Programming with C++. Ivan Čukić is the author of "Functional Programming in C++" published by Manning. He is one of the core developers of KDE, the largest free/libre open source C++ project. He is also teaching modern C++ techniques and functional programming at the Faculty of Mathematics in Belgrade and has been using C++ for more than 20 years. He has been researching functional programming in C++ before and...


Movable Iterators with Corentin Jabot

Rob and Jason are joined by Corentin Jabot to discuss some of his proposals for C++20. Corentin Jabot is a freelancer developer and member of the French National Body and the C++ committee where he participates in the tooling, Unicode and library evolution working groups. He has been doing C++ for about 10 years and currently works with Mobsya, a swiss non-profit making educational robots for kids. News Catch v2.9.0 releasedCore C++ 2019 VideosSpace Game: A std::variant Based State...


Factorio with Michal Kovařík

Rob and Jason are joined by Michal Kovařík to discuss his work creating the Factorio video game with C++. Michal is 34 years old and started programming when he was 11. C (and C++ soon after) became his favorite language soon afterwards. After quitting University after 2 years he was a regular programmer in a company for 4 years. He then started his own computer game project, which he's been working on for 7 years already. The game is much more successful than anticipated (with more than...


Pattern Matching with Michael Park

Rob and Jason are joined by Michael Park to discuss his Pattern Matching library and standards proposal. Michael Park is a software engineer at Facebook, working on the C++ libraries and standards team. His focus for C++ is to introduce pattern matching to facilitate better code. News Initialization in C++ the MatrixCMake 3.14 and Performance ImprovementsCompiler Explorer Execution Support Michael Park @mcyparkMichael Park's GitHubMichael Park's Blog Links C++Now Pattern Matching:...


Simplifying C++ with Herb Sutter

Rob and Jason are joined by Herb Sutter to discuss C++20 and some of his proposals that aim to Simplify C++. Herb Sutter is an author, chair of the ISO C++ committee, and a systems languages architect at Microsoft. News No one knows the type of char + charC++ Now 2019 Trip Report, Extension Points and Summer OpportunitiesJSON Link Herb Sutter @herbsutterHerb Sutter's GitHubSutter's Mill Links P1000 - C++ IS ScheduleP1185 - <=> != ==P1186 - When do you actually use <=>Keynote:...


Constexpr Evaluation with Daveed Vandevoorde

Rob and Jason are joined by Daveed Vandevoorde to discuss his contributions to the C++ standard and his recent work on constexpr evaluation. David ("Daveed") Vandevoorde is a Belgian computer scientist who lives near Princeton, NJ, USA. He is vice-president of engineering at the Edison Design Group (EDG), where he contributes primarily to the implementation of their C++ compiler front end. He is an active member of the C++ standardization committee where he is primarily active in the core...


Mutation Testing with Mull

Rob and Jason are joined by Alex Denisov to discuss the Mutation Testing in general and the clang based Mull project. Alex is a Software Engineer who is working at PTScientists GmbH, a German aerospace startup that is planning to land a spacecraft on the Moon. After work, he is organizing LLVM Social in Berlin and researching the topic of mutation testing. He is generally interested in developer tools, low-level development, and software hardening. News Converting from Boost to...


Reflection TS with David Sankel

Rob and Jason are joined by David Sankel to discuss the Reflection TS and more. David Sankel is a Software Engineering Manager/TL at Bloomberg and an active member of the C++ Standardization Committee. His experience spans microservice architectures, CAD/CAM, computer graphics, visual programming languages, web applications, computer vision, and cryptography. He is a frequent speaker at C++ conferences and specializes in large-scale software engineering and advanced C++ topics. David’s...


CPPP with Fred Tingaud and Joël Falcou

Rob and Jason are joined by Fred Tingaud and Joel Falcou to discuss the CPPP conference, quick-bench and more. Fred Tingaud is a Principal Software Engineer at Murex where he maintains the C++ UI and front-end APIs. He is also the creator of quick-bench.com, co-organizer of CPPP conference, co-host of Paris C++ Meetup and an organizer of #include Computer Science Engineer, PhD, Associate professor at University Paris Saclay, Joël Falcou is the creator and president of C++FrUG, C++ Meetup...


fmt with Victor Zverovich

Rob and Jason are joined by Victor Zverovich to discuss the fmt modern formatting library and the proposal to bring it to C++20. Victor Zverovich is a software engineer at Facebook working on the Thrift RPC framework. Before joining Facebook in 2016, he worked for several years on modeling systems for mathematical optimization. He is an active contributor to open-source projects, an author of the {fmt} library and the ISO proposal P0645 to add a new formatting facility to...