Cpp On Sea 2019 Trip Report—Arne Mertz

Were you there?

Cpp On Sea 2019 Trip Report

by Arne Mertz

From the article:

From February 3rd through February 6th I have been in Folkestone, UK, to visit the first C++ On Sea conference.

There must be something in the water on that island that enables them to organize fantastic conferences like ACCUConf and, since this year, C++ On Sea.
C++ On Sea is definitely the best conference I have ever been to, and here’s a little glimpse why I think so...

Using VS Code for C++ development with containers—Marc Goodner

It can do it.

Using VS Code for C++ development with containers

by Marc Goodner

From the article:

This post builds on using multi-stage containers for C++ development. That post showed how to use a single Dockerfile to describe a build stage and a deployment stage resulting in a container optimized for deployment. It did not show you how to use a containers with your development environment. Here we will show how to use those containers with VS Code. The source for this article is the same as that of the previous article: the findfaces GitHub repo...

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.

Italian C++ Conference 2019: Call for sessions and sponsors

I am very happy to announce the 4th edition of the Italian C++ Conference, the biggest annual conference about C++ development in Italy.


When: June 15, 2019

Where: Milan (Politecnico di Milano)



I am very excited to have Andrei Alexandrescu as keynote speaker this year!


The call for sessions is open until Feb 28:

Submit your talk here

One track will be entirely in English.


The event is totally not-for-profit so we are looking for sponsors. For more information, please get in touch by sending an email to info [at] italiancpp [dot] org.

The pImpl Idiom—Arne Mertz

In one word.

The pImpl Idiom

by Arne Mertz

From the article:

The pImpl idiom is a useful idiom in C++ to reduce compile-time dependencies. Here is a quick overview of what to keep in mind when we implement and use it...