Unlike what many may thing, those languages are not fossilised and stopped in time. They evolve. The year of 2011 saw both languages receive their first major upgrades in 10 years, through the publication of international ISO standards. The one for C++ is a major change improvement and took over 6 years to complete. The standard doubled in size.
And the language became easier, simpler, more powerful, ready to take on new challenges. This talk will present some of the most interesting new features in C++ 11, trying to developers to make the jump to C++ 11 as soon as possible. The presenter will use his experience of over 10 years developing in C++ to show some of the challenges that can be solved, writing beautiful and at the same time efficient code.
The target audience is software developers with at least basic knowledge of C or C++.
Thiago is an experienced C++ developer, having spent the better part of the last 10 years developing Qt-based software and Qt itself for the past 5. His last major project, in 2011, was the creation of the Qt Project, an open source project around the Qt codebase. He works for Intel’s Open Source Technology Center (OTC) from Oslo, Norway, where he splits his time between his activities as the maintainer for Qt’s QtCore and QtDBus libraries and his attempts at improving his StarCraft 2 skills.
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