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GoingNative 2012

Posted 03 February 2012 - 02:14 PM

As usual I am a day late and a few dollars short on this but right now there is an event going on called "GoingNative 2012"

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GoingNative 2012 is a 48 hour, globally live-streamed technical event for those who push the boundaries of general purpose computing by exploiting the true capabilities of the underlying machine: C++ developers. Distinguished speakers include the creator of C++, Bjarne Stroustrup, C++ Standards Committee Chair, Herb Sutter, C++ template and big compute master, Andrei Alexandrescu, STL master Stephan T. Lavavej, LLVM/Clang developer Chandler Carruth, distributed and parallel computing expert Hans Boehm, and C++ library design expert and ISO committee member Andrew Sutton.


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Re: GoingNative 2012

Posted 05 February 2012 - 06:25 PM

I would have loved to have heard that :/ lots of familiar names there!

edit: wow, Microsoft is releasing a C++11 compiler this year!
edit2: there were some really great talks there too!

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Re: GoingNative 2012

Posted 02 March 2012 - 11:33 PM

You did realize that the sessions were recorded and although it took a day or so they are now all available to watch. I think my favorite was STL's talk. I liked what I was seeing with CLang too. I hope that from this we begin to see some next-generation IDE's in the open source space.
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Posted 07 March 2012 - 06:16 PM

Ya, Ive watched them all; either STL's talk about the STL(Ha) or Andrei's talk about variadic templates. I didn't even know that variadic templates could example "in lockstep" like that.

Clang doesn't work very good on windows; I had tried it before the talk and while it worked with most things it wouldn't link correctly when dealing with certain exceptions :/ the reason I looked at Clang is because it compiles code like 3 times faster than GCC(really it does). some of the boost libraries take FOREVER to compile and combining pre-compiled headers with Clangs already much faster compile times is so much nicer.

BTW most of those warnings he mentioned in Clang have been implemented in GCC.

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