GoingDeep: C++ and Beyond 2012: Alexandrescu, Meyers, and Sutter - Ask Us Anything

GoingDeep

Here is the Ask Us Anything panel from C++ and Beyond 2012.Andrei Alexandrescu, Scott Meyers and Herb Sutter take questions from attendees. As expected, great questions and answers!Tune in!Table of contents (click the time codes ([xx:xx]) to hear the answers...):Message passing pr.

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Here is the Ask Us Anything panel from C++ and Beyond 2012.

Andrei Alexandrescu, Scott Meyers and Herb Sutter take questions from attendees. As expected, great questions and answers!

Tune in!

Table of contents (click the time codes ([xx:xx]) to hear the answers...):

Message passing primitives in future versions of the standard... [00:00]
Standardized unit testing framework... [02:55]
std::async... [04:30]
Standard modules proposal... [08:14]
Keyword additions and the standard library... [09:35]
Problems (and solutions) with exceptions... [12:50]
Future of concepts... [22:34]
std::thread and thread interruption... [23:03]
When to use the auto keyword (and when not to...)... [25:03]
More on auto (benefits of reduncancy, type conversion issues with bool to int?)... [29:31]
const and multithreaded programming, in C++11 const means thread safe, too... [35:00]
Yet more on auto (impact on rampant use and code readability/comprehension)... [42:42]
Compiler type deduction information (compiler switch that prints out auto deduced type information)... [50:18]
Printing out code for review that replaces auto with the actual type... [53:30]
auto and dynamic memory allocation... [54:59]
Useful, broadly-used concurrency libraries... [57:00]

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