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by Jens Weller

And that was Meeting C++ 2014

Do you remember? 2 weeks ago, the first day of this years conference came to an end, and I was happy to know that things went so well...

by Jens Weller

Using AES encryption in C++

When it comes to encryption, there a few options you have in C++, a few years ago I implemented an RSA encryption based on the OpenSSL APIs, which was not too pleasant, but worked...

by Jens Weller

Where will Evolution lead C++17?

This is the third part in my series about the proposals for the current C++ committee meeting in Urbana. This time its all about the subgroup Evolution, which has the most papers, so this is only the first part.

by Jens Weller

Looking for C++17 - Urbana Proposals from Core, Modules, Networking, Reflection and Undefined Behavior

The second part of my series about the proposals for Urbana, where the next C++ committee meeting will be held. The papers grand us a first view on a distant future - C++17

by Jens Weller

C++ and Zombies: a moving question

This has been on my things to think about since C++Now. At C++Now, I realized, that we've might got zombies in the C++ standard...

by Jens Weller

Urbana Proposals - C++17 insight? - Concurrency

A short series to give you an overview over the Papers submitted in the latest mailing for the C++ Committee Meeting in Urbana-Champaign in Illinois. At the beginning of November the C++ Committee will have its 3rd Meeting this year. As C++14 is now finished, the focus is clearly on the upcoming C++17 standard...

by Jens Weller

My visit to Qt DevDays 2014 in Berlin

I've been to the Qt Dev Days now for the 4th time, this year it seemed special. Things are quite different in Qt land, and for two days the dev days had again a full program of cute things...

by Jens Weller

Insights into new and C++

Every now and then, I've been thinking about this. So this blogpost is also a summary of my thoughts on this topic, dynamic memory allocation and C++. Since I wrote the blog entries on smart pointers...

by mcadmincontao

My Trip to CppCon

I just returned yesterday from my trip to Bellevue/WA for CppCon. Its been 10 awesome days, and a ton of fun.

by Jens Weller

C++ Conferences in Fall 2014

Like last year, I'd like to give an overview over the C++ Conferences happening this fall...

by Jens Weller

Thoughts on C++14

Yesterday we could read on isocpp.org that C++14 has been approved and will now become a valid ISO Standard. Great news for everyone in the C++ land!

by Jens Weller

boost 1.56 - a short overview

So, finally, we see a new release from boost!

by mcadmincontao

HTTP and HTTPS in Qt

Last week I started to work on an old project again: My own feed reader. I found the code 2 weeks a go on an old USB Stick, and decided to refactor it into a useful state. This involved dealing with HTTP via QNetworkAccessManager...

by Jens Weller

A video interview with Michael Wong

I've started last year a video interview in Aspen - while at C++Now - with Michael Wong. This year I had the chance to finish the interview and...

by Jens Weller

Two years of Meeting C++!

Two years ago Meeting C++ started, what was once a dream is now a reality. The conference has grown in those 2 years from 150 people to 300.

by Jens Weller

C++Now 2014 trip report

Like in the past 2 years, I've been traveling to C++Now in 2014. This years conference started a little different from the past years...

by Jens Weller

A look at Qt 5.3

Qt 5.3 just got released!

by Jens Weller

Qt & JSON

With Qt5 there is a new API for reading and writing JSON files in Qt. In the last days I had the chance to play around with this API, as I implemented importing and exporting different data sets from and to JSON. Qt has...

by Jens Weller

Writing a bar graph widget in Qt

Today I had a little fun with Qt and wrote a widget for displaying a bar graph. I have two different situations where I need the bar graph in my back end: displaying the votes a single talk got, and displaying one big bar graph of all the talks.

by Jens Weller

Writing a small voting tool in Qt

I've just written this afternoon a small tool for the talk-vote for Meeting C++ 2014. As the call for papers ends on Sunday, the voting comes closer. Last year only a few people on the program committee could vote, this year its going to be around 300. This is 10 times more then last year. In this way I want to give the audience a chance to influence the program.