C++ resurgence at Microsoft
C++ resurgence at Microsoft
Written by Alex Armstrong   
Monday, 16 May 2011

This week's collection of articles in Microsoft's Visual C++ Weekly include some that are well worth reading.

You might have missed it but Microsoft seems to be taking C++ much more seriously these days. I have no idea why, but an increase in both the quality and the quantity of blog output started at the end of last year and it has been ramping up ever since.

One of the flagship projects is the Visual C++ Weekly which is a collection of articles focused on C++ and some of them are quite deep for a change. The articles are mostly gathered from other locations so it is just another aggregation service but one that seems to be quite selective.

 

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Volume 1 Issue 20 is the latest and its contents are:

  • Boris Jabes: Rock Hard: C++ Evolving
  • Raymond Chen: A function pointer cast is a bug waiting to happen
  • Viva64: How to make fewer errors at the stage of code writing. Part N2
  • ACCU 2011: Scott Meyers on Move Semantics, Perfect Forwarding, and Rvalue references
  • DirectCompute Lecture Series 120: Basics of DirectCompute Application Development
  • CodeProject: INI Reader / Writer Class for MFC and ANSI C++
  • Marius Bancila: Finding Installed Applications with VC++

Raymond Chen (of the Old New Thing fame) has some worrying things to say about a trivial pointer error and Boris Jabes has an overview of the current state of C++ which is very handy if you are still writing it as it if was a better C.

Read this week's issue, Issue 20, in a mock newspaper format.

 

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