CppCon 2017: A modern formatting library for C++--Victor Zverovich

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A modern formatting library for C++

by Victor Zverovich

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Summary of the talk:

Come learn about the intricacies of C++ formatting, from stdio to iostream to the new standard proposal P0645R0: Text Formatting. The new proposal combines variadic templates with a Python-like format string syntax and is designed for performance, extensibility, and safety. It is based on the popular fmt library that has been successfully used in numerous projects in such diverse areas as gaming, mathematical optimization, autonomous vehicles, databases, logging libraries and more.

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adamyaxley said on Jun 28, 2018 08:08 PM:

This is awesome. Just in case anyone is interested in doing the reverse i.e. un-formatting a formatted string check out this: https://github.com/adamyaxley/Unformat