November 13th, 2002 — C++ Techniques for Tomorrow That Can be Implemented Today (aka Boosting your Code) — David Brownell

Published: Fri 01 November 2002
By nwcpp

In 2002.


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This presentation will illustrate techniques to ensure code correctness at compile time, extend the STL, and enhance C++ using the freely available and portable boost libraries, Beginning with brief overviews of the boost organization and the boost libraries, we will then explore ten specific boost libraries, covering the why’s, what’s, and how’s behind the concepts that enable all three of the techniques listed above.

This presentation assumes familiarity with C++ templates.


David Brownell has been using C++ in a professional environment for the past 5 years. Graduating with a BSCS from Seattle University in 1998, David has worked on faxing applications, automated scripting utilities, secure communications technologies, generic programming techniques, and peer-to-peer applications. David currently works as a Software Engineer at Aegis Design in Seattle, Washington.

Click here to download the slides and source code from the presentation