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Diego Rodríguez-Losada is interviewed about

Package management in C++

by Andrew Nesbitt and Alex Pounds

Though a bit outdated because it was recorded 9 months ago, still or, in fact, more than valid knowledge about tooling in C++. From the excerpt: We talk about what inspired the development of Conan, package management problems specific to C/C++ package management and the plans for the future.


C++ User Group Meetings in March

The monthly overview on upcoming C++ User Group meetings by Meeting C++

C++ USer Group Meetings in March 2019

by Jens Weller

From the article

The monthly overview of upcoming C++ User Group meetings! Lots of groups already announced their meetings, if your group is not in the list, they might announce later.

Want to speak at a User Group? Use the contact form to reach out to several User Groups that you'd be able to visit for a talk!

There are 4 new C++ User Groups...

Overload 149 is now available

ACCU’s Overload journal of February 2019 is out. It contains the following C++ related articles.

Overload 149 is now available

From the journal:

Rip It Up and Start Again.
Some things can be resurrected, others cannot. Frances Buontempo wonders when we need to repent and start over.

5 Big Fat Reasons Why Mutexes Suck Big Time.
Mutable shared state in multithreaded code is often protected by mutexes. Sergey Ignatchenko reminds us that Re-Actors can avoid many of the problems.

A Small Universe.
Writing a programming language is a hot topic. Deák Ferenc shows us how he wrote a compiler for bytecode callable from C++.

QM Bites: Understand Windows Operating-System Identification Preprocessor Macros.
Quality matters and bite sized articles help. Matthew Wilson returns with a QM Bites.

A Thorough Introduction to Distributed Systems.
What is a distributed system, and why is it so complicated? Stanislav Kozlovski explains.

Don’t Use std::endl.
How do you add a new line in C++? Chris Sharpe suggests std::endl is a tiny utility that’s more trouble than it’s worth.

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.