SDP December 2011: Everything New in C++

Friday, December 9, 2011

Noam and I delivered on Tuesday a joint session called Everything New in C++ at the SELA Developer Practice. It’s been a really fun session to work on, even though it was also a cold reminder how easy it is to forget “The C++ Way” when you stay away for a little while. The new C++ standard is not just a set of minor additions to the C++ language and libraries—it almost feels like a whole new language, what with the lambda functions, type inference, and rich concurrency libraries. While we were planning this full-day C++...
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Updated Course: Developing Windows Concurrent Applications

Thursday, August 18, 2011

During the last couple of months, I have been updating the materials of the Developing Windows Concurrent Applications course. It is now an up-to-date four day ILT with lots of labs, demos, design patterns, and other practical materials to help C++ developers write their next great concurrent application for Windows. The target audience is C++ programmers with 1-2 years of experience writing Windows applications, but who haven’t necessarily seen how to create threads, queue work to the thread pool, synchronize access to shared resources, minimize shared operations, throttle the amount of work, and many other things that are...
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