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Clang edition of the C++11/14 Rocks book

Clang edition of the C++11/14 Rocks book

Alex Korban Jul 29, 2014 0

Do you use Clang to compile C++? Would you like to know all about the C++11 and C++14 language features it supports? You can read about them in ...

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Spotlight on libraries relying on C++14

Spotlight on libraries relying on C++14

Alex Korban Jul 21, 2014 4

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 ...

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

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

Alex Korban May 9, 2014 37

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 ...

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An overview of C++14 language features

An overview of C++14 language features

Alex Korban Apr 21, 2014 9

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 ...

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C++11/14 compiler and library shootout

C++11/14 compiler and library shootout

Alex Korban Mar 4, 2014 19

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 ...

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44 C++11 bugs fixed in Visual Studio 2013

44 C++11 bugs fixed in Visual Studio 2013

Alex Korban Feb 24, 2014 1

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 ...

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VS2012 edition of C++11 Rocks updated

VS2012 edition of C++11 Rocks updated

Alex Korban Feb 18, 2014 0

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 ...

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GCC edition of C++11 Rocks updated

GCC edition of C++11 Rocks updated

Alex Korban Feb 17, 2014 0

I’ve published the second update of the C++11 Rocks – GCC Edition beta book today. The following chapters have now been edited and proofread: - Introduction - Type ...

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VS2013 edition of C++11 Rocks available now (in beta)

VS2013 edition of C++11 Rocks available now (in beta)

Alex Korban Feb 10, 2014 0

You can now get the beta version of the Visual Studio 2013 edition of my book, C++11 Rocks. The book covers all of the C++11 features provided by ...

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10 new C++11 features in Visual Studio 2013

10 new C++11 features in Visual Studio 2013

Alex Korban Feb 3, 2014 1

The Visual Studio 2013 C++ compiler has a number of new C++11 features. I’d like to give you a quick overview of these features using examples from the ...

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GCC edition of C++11 Rocks book available now (in beta)

GCC edition of C++11 Rocks book available now (in beta)

Alex Korban Jan 20, 2014 0

If you build your projects with GCC as well as Visual Studio, you can now get the beta version of the GCC edition of my book, C++11 Rocks. ...

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C++ concurrency cheatsheet

C++ concurrency cheatsheet

Alex Korban Aug 6, 2013 5

Parallel execution. It’s where programming is shifting – slowly but inexorably – and, of course, C++11 is on the concurrency bandwagon. Futures/promises, threads, condition variables and so on ...

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C++11 compiler support shootout: Visual Studio, GCC, Clang, Intel

C++11 compiler support shootout: Visual Studio, GCC, Clang, Intel

Alex Korban Mar 14, 2013 24

It’s been more than half a year since my last comparison of the C++11 support across different compilers. This time I’d like to see how different compilers stack ...

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C++11 Rocks Visual Studio 2010 Edition updated

C++11 Rocks Visual Studio 2010 Edition updated

Alex Korban Mar 5, 2013 0

Hot on the heels of the final version of the Visual Studio 2012 edition, I’ve released an update to the VS2010 edition. Here is the change list: [list ...

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C++11 Rocks Visual Studio 2012 Edition is out of beta

C++11 Rocks Visual Studio 2012 Edition is out of beta

Alex Korban Mar 4, 2013 0

The Visual Studio 2012 edition of C++11 Rocks is complete and out of beta. There are tons of cool features added into this version of Visual Studio which ...

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New chapters in the C++11 Rocks VS2012 Edition

New chapters in the C++11 Rocks VS2012 Edition

Alex Korban Jan 28, 2013 0

You can learn about compile time rational number support (<ratio> library) and time utilities (<chrono> library) from the latest beta of the C++11 Rocks VS2012 Edition. I was ...

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An introduction to the TR2 filesystem library in Visual Studio 2012

An introduction to the TR2 filesystem library in Visual Studio 2012

Alex Korban Dec 12, 2012 0

Visual Studio 2012 includes the filesystem library. It isn’t part of the C++11 standard but it’s one of the proposals for TR2. The proposal is based on the ...

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23 C++11 bugs you no longer need to worry about in VS2012

23 C++11 bugs you no longer need to worry about in VS2012

Alex Korban Nov 28, 2012 1

Visual Studio 2012 has fixed a lot of bugs in C++11 features which were present in Visual Studio 2010. Of course, VS2010 was released before the C++ standard ...

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16 C++11 additions in VS2012 for cleaner & faster code

16 C++11 additions in VS2012 for cleaner & faster code

Alex Korban Nov 21, 2012 3

Some people were disappointed with the level of C++11 support in Visual Studio 2012. Let’s look on the bright side though. There are still lots of useful C++11 ...

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C++11 Rocks VS2012 Edition beta release

C++11 Rocks VS2012 Edition beta release

Alex Korban Nov 21, 2012 0

C++11 Rocks – Visual Studio 2012 Edition is now available as a beta book. This release covers a lot of ground, with all the major language updates and a ...

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