Spotlight on libraries relying on C++14

While working on the C++14 coverage for the Clang edition of my book, I’m also taking a look at the C++14 code in the wild, and I thought I’d write up what I’ve found.

There are, of course, implementations of the C++ standard library which by necessity rely on C++14 …

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What if C++ looked more like Python or CoffeeScript?

I’m quite fond of languages with minimal syntax. Not only it is easier to read and write code in these languages – it also provides an opportunity to reduce errors (both at compile time and at run time), when you consider that every character in a program has the potential …

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An overview of C++14 language features

In this post, I’m going to highlight some of the new language features in the draft of the C++14 standard. This is an excerpt from my book C++11 Rocks: VS2013 Edition. I looked at the level of C++14 support in different compilers in a …

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C++11/14 compiler and library shootout

It’s been almost a year since my last comparison of C++11 support across different compilers, so I decided to take a break from working on my book about C++11/14 features in VS2013, and see how things have changed.

Once again, I’d like to …

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44 C++11 bugs fixed in Visual Studio 2013

The following bugs which I described in the VS2012 edition of my book, C++11 Rocks, have been fixed in Visual Studio 2013, so you have more freedom to use C++11 features as they were intended to be used. If you used workarounds for these bugs, now you can remove them …

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VS2012 edition of C++11 Rocks updated

It’s been a while since the release of this book, and since then I’ve found quite a few new bugs as well as refining the text. I know that many people are still using VS2012 for now, so I hope this update will be useful.

Of course, if you’ve already …

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