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C++ language news, articles, happenings, the standard and more…

The ISO C++ standard continues to move forward to match the demands of C++ applications and systems. The ISO C++ committee continues its work on the 2014 language minor update and the march to 2017’s major update. The C++ 2014 CD ("committee draft") has been released. The current ISO C++ status can be found at [...]

C++ language - the beat goes on…

We now have 3 approved ISO C++ standards: C++98 (ISO/IEC 14882:1998), C++03 (ISO/IEC 14882:2003) and C++11 (ISO/IEC 13882:2011).  The latest C++ standard is affectionately called "Modern C++" by Bjarne Stroustrup.  The ISO C++ committee had their most recent meeting in Bristol UK in the middle of April.  The committee is working on future releases of [...]

Multi-Device C++ is used everywhere on planet Earth and beyond!

In my conversation with Bjarne Stroustrup during the CodeRage 7 C++ Conference (replays of the sessions are available to watch and download) last December, Bjarne talked about how pervasive C++ is in enterprises, infrastructures, major application software and operating platforms. C++ is used to build Operating Systems, Libraries, Applications and Scalable Systems.  C++ is used in [...]

The 25 days of C++mas - December 15 - CodeRage 7 C++ Monday (12/10) replays

The following are the CodeRage 7 C++ Conference session replay links for Monday, December 10, 2012.  You can watch the session replays on the Embarcadero YouTube Channel and you can download the replays (MP4 format) from CodeCentral.  Many thanks to all the great presenters who helped during the December 10-12 online conference.  Special thank you [...]

The 25 days of C++mas - December 11 - a recap of my conversation with Bjarne Stroustrup

On the first morning of the CodeRage 7 C++ conference, I had the great pleasure to spend an hour live, online with Bjarne Stroustrup, the designer and original implementer of C++. The session was titled, "A C++ Conversation with Bjarne Stroustrup".  We recorded the session and I will complete the editing and rendering of the [...]

The 25 days of C++mas - December 2 - some of my favorite C++11 links

There are many C++11 websites, blog posts, videos and articles available that will help you take advantage of the new C++Builder XE3 64-bit compiler when it is released this month. Here are a few of my favorite C++ language and C++Builder sites, blogs, articles and videos. - News, Status & Discussion about Standard C++:
Bjarne [...]

Added to the CodeRage C++ conference - a live, online conversation with Bjarne Stroustrup

The CodeRage Online C++ Developer Conference is almost here and now it is more exciting than ever with new sessions featuring members of the C++Builder development team and the latest addition, a live, online conversation with the designer of the C++ programming language, Bjarne Stroustrup. The session will be a live, via the Internet, [...]

Want more…Understanding

When I look at a piece of software, I see several things.  I see the text.  I see some patterns.  I see variables that might have some meaning.  I see data structures, constants, and other data definitions.  I might see some loops, functions with parameters, and I might even see some comments.  Can I train [...]

Want more…Sugar

Julie Andrews, as Mary Poppins, sang "Just a spoonful of sugar helps the medicine go down." The "Spoonful of Sugar" song starts "In every job that must be done, there is an element of fun. You find the fun and snap the job’s a game".  When I am programming, I am having fun.  Yes, it [...]

Tools and Sites for Delphi, C++Builder, Delphi Prism and RadPHP developers

Here’s another installment of my series of blog posts about tools, components and sites of interest to Embarcadero Technologies Delphi, C++Builder, Delphi Prism, RadPHP and RAD Studio developers. 

Developer Express VCL subscriptions and packs - Build 53 - now has full support for Delphi XE and C++Builder XE -
Sisulizer Visual Software Localization Tool -
Twenty-Fifth anniversary [...]

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