PVS-Studio 7.29: Boost smart pointers, plugin for Qt Creator on macOS

PVS-Studio 7.29 has been released. Now you can analyze Java projects in a plugin for VS Code, check Boost smart pointers, use the PVS-Studio plugin for Qt Creator 12 on macOS, and that's not all.

PVS-Studio 7.29: Java code check in VS Code, Boost smart pointers, and plugin for Qt Creator on macOS

by Gleb Aslamov

From the article:

The C++ analyzer now supports smart pointers from the Boost library: boost::unique_ptr and boost::shared_ptr. Now the PVS-Studio analyzer is able to detect errors such as null pointer dereferences when these classes are used.

Reusable HTTP(S) Connections--Richard Hodges

With boost.

Reusable HTTP(S) Connections

by Richard Hodges

From the article:

Something I am often asked by users of Boost Beast is how to code a client which effectively re-uses a pool of HTTP connections, in the same way a web browser does.

The premise is straightforward - if our client is going to be making multiple calls to a web server (or several of them) then it makes sense that once a connection has been used for one request, it is returned to a connection pool so that a subsequent request can make use of it...

Boost Version 1.74.0

A new version is here.

Version 1.74.0

From the article:

New Libraries

  • STLInterfaces:

A library of CRTP bases to ease the writing of STL views, iterators, and sequence containers, from Zach Laine...

How C++17 Benefits from Boost Libraries, Part Two--Bartlomiej Filipek

The series continue.

How C++17 Benefits from Boost Libraries, Part Two

by Bartlomiej Filipek

From the article:

As you know, Boost libraries give us a vast set of handy algorithms, types and features that we don’t have in the Standard Library. Many functionalities were “ported” into core C++. For example, in C++11 we got std::regex, threading and smart pointers..

Boost 1.70.0 released

Check it out:

Boost 1.70.0 released

From the release notes:

New Libraries​
  • Outcome: A set of tools for reporting and handling function failures in contexts where directly using C++ exception handling is unsuitable, from Niall Douglas.
  • Histogram: Fast and extensible multi-dimensional histograms with convenient interface for C++14, from Hans Dembinski.
Updated Libraries​
  1. Asio:
  • Fixed a Windows-specific memory leak that may occur when system_executor is used.
  • Improved dispatch, post and defer documentation.
  • Fixed compile errors that occur when using the composed read and write operations with MSVC 11.0.
  • Fixed a macOS-specific warning about the deprecation of OSMemoryBarrier.
  • Changed composed asynchronous read and write operations to move buffer sequence objects.
  • Added a fallback error code for when we OpenSSL produces an SSL_ERROR_SYSCALL result without an associated error.
  • Suppressed the eof error on SSL shutdown as it actually indicates success.
  • Ensured SSL handshake errors are propagated to the peer before the local operation completes.
  • Fixed buffer_sequence_begin and buffer_sequence_end to prevent implicit conversion.
  • Changed the range-based asynchronous connect operation to deduce the EndpointSequence iterator type.
  • Fixed calculation of absolute timeout when the backend uses pthread_cond_timedwait.
  • Changed receive operations to return the correct number of bytes transferred when truncation (error::message_size) occurs on a datagram-oriented socket.
  • Enabled recycling of the memory used to type-erase a function object with the polymorphic executor.
  • Added a new BOOST_ASIO_DISABLE_VISIBILITY configuration #define.
  • Added the noexcept qualifier to various functions.
  • Added a constructor for local::basic_endpoint that takes a string_view.
  • Relaxed the completion condition type requirements to only require move-constructibility rather than copy-constructibility.
  • Added a make_strand helper function.
  • Added a new async_compose function that simplifies the implementation of user-defined asynchronous operations.
  • Added a new DynamicBuffer_v2 concept which is CopyConstructible.
  • Updated the Coroutines TS support and promoted it to the asio namespace.
  • Added a new async_result form with an initiate static member function.
  • Added the ability to use custom I/O executors with I/O objects (such as sockets).
  • This release includes a number of new features, bug fixes, performance enhancements, and documentation improvements. Notable changes include:
  • Consult the Revision History for further details.


The BooSTL Algorithms: Boost Algorithms That Extend the STL (3/3)--Jonathan Boccara

The final article.

The BooSTL Algorithms: Boost Algorithms That Extend the STL (3/3)

by Jonathan Boccara

From the article:

The BooSTL algorithms are what we can call the Boost algorithms which are in the same spirit as those of the STL. They encapsulate operations on collections, and being able to use them allows to write (or re-write) more expressive code. To cover all their contents, we split up the articles of the BooSTL into three parts:

  • the BooSTL algorithms on sorting and partitioning,
  • the BooSTL algorithms on searching,
  • the other BooSTL algorithms.

So here we go to cover the rest of the BooSTL algorithms which are not in sorting, partitioning nor searching.

Slides of the 4th of February 2019 BeCPP Meeting

On February 4th, 2019, the Belgian C++ Users Group had their next event sponsored by Sioux.

Slides of the 4th of February 2019 BeCPP Meeting

About the event:

  • “Parsing CSS in C++ with Boost Spirit X3” by Ruben Van Boxem
  • “Using Monoids in C++” by Kristoffel Pirard

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.

C++Now 2019 Call for Submissions is Live

C++NowC++Now 2019 will be held in Aspen, May 5–10, 2017.

C++Now 2019 Call for Submissions

From the invitation:

The C++Now 2019 Call For Submissions is open! We invite all members of the C++ community, including first time submitters, to submit session proposals to the 8th annual C++Now Conference: C++Now 2018 (Aspen CO, USA, May 5 – 10, 2019).

C++Now builds upon the resounding success of previous BoostCon and C++Now conferences. We look forward to considering your proposals. You will be joining leading speakers from the entire C++ community in making C++Now 2018 better than ever.