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16 November 2018

C++ Links #10

Welcome to new C++ Links - most important and useful articles, podcasts and videos that happen between 10th and 16th of November.

This week we have link to another ISO C++ Standards Committee Meeting report - this time from Herb Sutter, you can also find link to video with unusual initialization using Designated Initializers.

  1. Herb Sutter wrote report from Standard Committee Meeting. The most important news are: Ranges and Concepts will be in C++20:
    herbsutter.com/2018/11/13/trip-report-fall-iso-c-standards-meeting-san-diego/

  2. New C++ Weekly episode from Jason Turner - today he deeps into C++20 Designated Initializers and he is trying to initialize values in different ways, including lambda:
    youtube.com/watch?v=L8Egig4qH0I

  3. Article from Arthur O’Dwyer: he is discussing clang’s attribute [[trivial_abi]]. He presents two really interesting code snippets with implementation-defined behaviour:
    quuxplusone.github.io/blog/2018/11/12/parameter-lifetime-and-trivial-abi/

  4. Article from Bartłomiej Filipek - he is measuring performance of C++17 std parallel algorithms, in comparison to OpenMP library:
    bfilipek.com/2018/11/parallel-alg-perf.html

  5. Post from Rainer Grimm, as usual he is describing C++ Core Guidelines rules, this time related with template interfaces:
    modernescpp.com/index.php/c-core-guidelines-template-interfaces

  6. New CppCast - interview with Ashley Hedbeerg from Google, about last San Diego meeting:
    cppcast.com/2018/11/ashley-hedberg/

  7. Guest post on FluentCpp blog - Damien Beafils wrote article about DRY principle:
    fluentcpp.com/2018/11/13/to-dry-or-not-to-dry/

Bonus: You can track the CppCon Youtube Channel where more and more videos from the latest edition start to appear!
youtube.com/user/CppCon

The links are brought to you by Wojciech Razik.
Wojtek is a Senior C++ developer at Thaumatec, currently writing software for a robot. He enjoys reading C++ Standard before bed, and he loves to hate JS from dawn to dusk.
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