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C++20 is Done!

Houra!

C++20 is Done!

From the article:

C++20, the most impactful revision of C++ in a decade, is done! ������

Overload 155 is now available

ACCU’s Overload journal of February 2020 is out. It contains the following C++ related articles.

Overload 155 is now available

From the journal:

Members and Remembrances.
Remembering things can be difficult. Frances Buontempo reminisces on routes to erudition.

A line-to-line conversion from Node.js to Node.cpp.
Dmytro Ivanchykhin, Sergey Ignatchenko and Maxim Blashchuk show how we can get a 5x improvement in speed.

The Path of Least Resistance.
Python’s modules and imports can be overwhelming. Steve Love attempts to de-mystify the process.

Quick Modular Calculations(Part 2).
The minverse algorithm previously seen is fast but has limitations. Cassio Neri presents two alternatives.

A Secure Environment for Running Apps?.
Getting apps from the app store is easy. Alan Griffiths considers this from a security perspective.

Afterwood.
The centre half is more than a sporting term. Chris Oldwood shows us why.

A short video from Prague: C++20 is here!

Here's a 9-minute taste of what it was like to be at the Prague meeting, with attendees talking about their favorite highlights of C++20...

 

Reverse For Loops in C++--Carlos Buchart

How do you do it?

Reverse For Loops in C++

by Carlos Buchart

From the article:

As we saw when working on dynamic bitsets, it can be useful to traverse a collection backwards, from its last element to its first one.

It would be nice to be able to use C++11 range for loops to iterate backwards. But unfortunately, there is no such reverse range-for: range-for only works forwards.

Let’s see how to traverse a collection backwards by using a range for loop...

Five Awesome C++ Papers for the Prague ISO Meeting and C++20 Status--Bartlomiej Filipek

Did you know them?

Five Awesome C++ Papers for the Prague ISO Meeting and C++20 Status

by Bartlomiej Filipek

From the article:

Continuing the tradition for other ISO C++ Meetings, I prepared a blog post where you’ll learn about:

  • The current status of C++20
  • an overview about the Prague ISO C++ Meeting (10th till 15th February 2020)
  • a few interesting papers that are worth reading

Let’s start!

Slides of the 29th of January 2020 BeCPP Meeting -- Marc Gregoire

On January 29th, 2020, the Belgian C++ Users Group had their next event sponsored by OMP. The slides and other material are now available online.

Slides of the 29th of January 2020 BeCPP Meeting

by Marc Gregoire

About the event:

  • “Coroutines in C++20” by Johan Vanslembrouck
  • “The evolution of the C++ Lambda” by Lieven de Cock

If you couldn't attend the event in person, or if you would like to go over the material again, you can download them from the BeCPP website.