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Slides of the 9th of January 2018 BeCPP Meeting—Marc Gregoire

BeCPP_Logo_282x64.pngOn January 9th 2018, the Belgian C++ Users Group had their next event sponsored by Barco.

Slides of the 9th of January 2018 BeCPP Meeting

About the event:

This was our users group biggest event ever. We had around 140 attendees!
Here are the presentations:

  • "Threads are evil" (Frederik Vannoote)
  • "Legacy code refactoring case" (Roeland Van Lembergen)
  • "Boost.Asio C++ (Network) Programming" (Lieven de ####)

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.

Boost 1.66 is out!

New version of boost!

Boost 1.66 is out!

From the article:

New Libraries

  • Beast: Portable HTTP, WebSocket, and network operations using only C++11 and Boost.Asio, from Vinnie Falco.
  • CallableTraits: A spiritual successor to Boost.FunctionTypes, Boost.CallableTraits is a header-only C++11 library for the compile-time inspection and manipulation of all 'callable' types. Additional support for C++17 features, from Barrett Adair.
  • Mp11: A C++11 metaprogramming library, from Peter Dimov.

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C++Now 2018 Call For Submissions

The C++Now 2018 Call For Submissions is open. 

Call For Submissions

by C++Now

About the call:

We invite all members of the C++ community, including first time submitters, to submit session proposals to the 7th annual C++Now Conference: C++Now 2018 (Aspen CO, USA, May 6 – 11, 2018).

 

The Boost C++ Master Class with Boris Schäling

Boris Schäling offers a new C++ master class.

The Boost C++ Master Class

by Boris Schäling

About the training:

Welcome to a 2-day training that strives to deepen your understanding of the Boost C++ Libraries. As of today, the Boost C++ Libraries are the most important stepping stone if you want to increase your productivity as a C++ developer and significantly improve the quality of your code. In-depth knowledge of the Boost C++ Libraries empowers you to write code that is shorter, more expressive, less error-prone, more agile, and more future proof.

Boris Schäling is one of the world’s leading professional Boost C++ expert. He has seen multiple times how detailed knowledge of the Boost C++ Libraries can turn a C++ developer into an exceptional C++ developer. Boris Schäling is an active member of the Boost community. He is the author of the book "The Boost C++ Libraries" and responsible for the website theboostcpplibraries.com.

The training is for intermediate and advanced C++ developers. Advantage if you have some experience with the Boost libraries (prior knowledge of Boost helpful, but not required).

Don’t miss out on the opportunity to attend this 2-day course, to be held in Stockholm on the 13th-14th March, 2018. Please notice there are a limited number of seats.

CppCon 2016: Safe Numerics Library—Robert Ramey

Have you registered for CppCon 2017 in September? Don’t delay – Registration is open now.

While we wait for this year’s event, we’re featuring videos of some of the 100+ talks from CppCon 2016 for you to enjoy. Here is today’s feature:

Safe Numerics Library

by Robert Ramey

(watch on YouTube) (watch on Channel 9)

Summary of the talk:

This presentation describes the necessity, utility and usage for a library of safe integer types. These types function in all respects the same way as built-in integers, but guarantee that no integer expression will return an incorrect result. The library can be reviewed at the boost library incubator.

Fuzzing beast with libFuzzer

A short blog post about my experience in fuzzing beast during my boost review

Fuzzing beast with libFuzzer

by Jens Weller

From the article:

During the weekend I wanted to take a closer look at beast, a http library proposed for boost. I planned to write an http client class, as thats something I'll need in some project later anyways. I've been looking at beast on and off for a few month now, and started by reviewing the documentation and examples to get a feel for the library it self.