A view from our primary ISO representative from Spain, commenting on C++14's approval one week ago and providing a nice set of highlights showing what's new.
Jose Daniel García
From the article:
After the long process that took a decade to produce C++11, the standards committee tried to define a more streamlined process to deliver updates and new versions of the C++ language and its standard library more frequently. The first target was to produce a new version for 2014. Now we can say that we have achieved the milestone.
... So, what’s new in C++14? In the language itself you will find a bunch of new/improved features. If you ask which is the most relevant new feature, the most common answer you may get is “generic lambdas”...