Cpp Con 2017 Notes

Have you been at Cpp Con this year? I haven’t, but still I plan to watch some good C++ talks. Can you help me a bit and add your notes? Last update: 14th October 2017 Intro Cpp Con 2017 is over and recently the videos from the talks started to appear.

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C++ Status at the end of 2016

Another year and another C++ Status! It’s hard to believe, but it’s my fifth time I am writing this summary. And, as usually, C++ language is very alive. The biggest news for the year? Of course, it must be: the final draft for C++17!. What else have happened? See my full report below.

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C++ Status at the end of 2015

Maybe I’ll be boring with this note, but again I need to write that this was another good year for C++! Here’s a bunch of facts: Visual Studio 2015 was released with great support for C++14⁄17 and even more experimental features. Long-awaited GCC 5.0 was released at the beginning of the year.

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Vulkan

At GDC 2015 in San Francisco, Khronos announced new API for graphics and compute, previously it was called glNext… but now the official name is “Vulkan”! I could not resist to write some comments about this new and intriguing standard that can potentially “replace” OpenGL. Bunch of links khronos.

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OpenGL 4.5

OpenGL 4.5 has just arrived! Since Siggraph 2014 is happening right now, we could expect a new version of OpenGL. And it happened! Khronos announced OpenGL 4.5! Not a major update, but still adds some nice features to the API. What about OpenGL 5.0? Is there any news here?

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