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by Jens Weller

boost::variant and a general, generic visitor class

So, I started a new project...

by Jens Weller

Is it bad to have vector in a public interface?

After I finished my talk at NDC Oslo about encryption in C++, the last question I was asked by an attendee...

by Jens Weller

3 years of Meeting C++

Its now a little more then 3 years that I went public with the plans...

by Jens Weller

Traveling for C++ - a Trip Report about C++Now & NDC Oslo

Things have changed a little bit since I first visited C++Now in 2012. Today I do quite a lot of traveling for C++...

by Jens Weller

An Interview with John Lakos

In 2013 and 2014 I interviewed Michael Wong at C++Now. This was a follow up on his keynote at Meeting C++ in 2012, and it was interesting to learn from Michael about the C++ Committee, Transactional Memory, Parallelism and his views on C++. So, with this years C++Now coming up...

by Jens Weller

The C++ highlights and more of GCC 5.1

Just recently, GCC 5.0 has been released as GCC5.1...

by Jens Weller

boost 1.58 - a short overview

A new version of boost has been released, version 1.58 brin...

by Jens Weller

Refactoring my Qt database code

For two days I had the chance to clean up my code and do a little refactoring. One of the results is, that my database code now also uses variadic templates...

by Jens Weller

Counting bits

I did a bit of fun coding. I'm currently thinking on how to generate random bytes, for example...

by Jens Weller

C++17 Library Papers for Cologne - Part II

So, this is the second part about the papers for the Library Working Group Meeting in Cologne next week. The last part already covered some interesting papers, and gives an impression on what will be included into the Standard Library for C++17...

by Jens Weller

C++17 Library Papers for Cologne

Last fall I did the last series about the Standardization papers for C++. I didn't had the time to finish the last part for the Library subgroup...

by Karsten Ahnert

Ranges for numerical problems

A guest blog by Dr. Karsten Ahnert, this is a follow up on his talk ranges and iterators for numerical problems at Meeting C++ 2014.

In this blog post I am going to show some ideas how one can implement numerical algorithms with ranges. Examples are the classical Newton algorithm for finding the root of a function and ordinary differential equations...

by Jens Weller

std::random_shuffle is deprecated in C++14

So, one of the new things in C++14 is, that the committee has actually started to deprecate (and later remove) a few things from the standard. One of them is random_shuffle...

by Jens Weller

C++ in 2015

The year is still young, so lets have an outlook about what is going to happen in C++ Land in 2015...

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...