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Clang with Visual Studio
With VS2022 17.6.5 (latest version that works with Windows 7) the Clang version installed is 15.0.1 Is it possible to update this version of clang to the la...
[2 replies] Last: Sidenote: MS support for Windows 7 did end already 2020-01-14, and eve... (by keskiverto)
Visual Studio 17.8 now available
[1 reply] : Also: Introducing Visual Studio 17.9 – Preview 1 is Here https://d... (by George P)
CMake officially supports C++20 modules
https://www.kitware.com/import-cmake-the-experiment-is-over/ C++ 20 named modules are now supported in CMake 3.28 and newer when using Ninja and Visual Studi...
[3 replies] Last: One of the easiest ways to use modules: just change the #include to im... (by George P)
Rainer Grimm
This is Grimm's latest blog re ranges: https://www.modernescpp.com/index.php/the-ranges-library-in-c20-design-choices/ In it he also discloses that he has the...
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CppCon 2023
See https://cppcon.org/ for details re the CppCon 2023 and the links to the keynote addresses - including Bjarne's on 'Delivering Safe C++' and Herb's 'Coopera...
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I backup the boot partitions on my 3 PCs daily. A full backup and 6 differentials every week. I observe how much space in on my boot drives and how big the ba...
[6 replies] Last: Then what do you mean when you say Nothing has really changed on the ... (by helios)
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We should use different names for Git branches
"Main" implies there's a hierarchy and that some branches are better than others. We need to eliminate branchism from language. I instead propose names with no ...
[3 replies] Last: I'll have to bookmark Git Extensions for looking at later, thanks for ... (by George P)
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No one wants help
The amount of friends who have simply failed their Computer Science classes after refusing my insistence to help them study and understand is insane. That's ...
[3 replies] Last: Maybe they think the water is poisoned. (by helios)
Asciidoctor and Ruby programming language?
Has anyone used Ruby? And Asciidoctor? I'm askin' since to generate manually a PDF and/or EPUB copy of the "Pro Git, 2nd Edition" eBook can be done with Asci...
[4 replies] Last: I used WSL because getting Windows ports of Linux programs to work usu... (by mbozzi)
Altair 8800
Hey guys, I've stumbled upon this great video ( https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cQIY3rl8ANU )in which a guy uses his altair 8800 to load a BASIC interpreter ...
[3 replies] Last: Makes sense, thanks guys (by adam2016)
The origins of Big Foot (1,2)
Does anyone consider that Big Foot could be a cross between a human and an ape? There are documented cases of ligers, zonkeys, ... Could this be the re...
[28 replies] Last: Since OP has abandoned this thread That happens a lot with occasiona... (by George P)
Discord Server Issue (1,2)
Hi Software Engineer here, could someone help me with the discord invite issue? thanks. It's been a while and I'm trying to join.
[25 replies] Last: The edit to claim std::format is a class is a bit risible. I was ad... (by George P)
AI Desktop
I was curious if anyone has plugged in AI to generate their desktop background images on the fly yet? I don't have a graphics card that could handle that (actua...
[1 reply] : images are 2d... you should be OK without a power graphics card. If y... (by jonnin)
Is this for real?
I had a recruiter email me the following: Hey there, I hope you are well. I found your profile on CareerJunction. Our client, Think Cell, is looking ...
[15 replies] Last: The only way to be sure would be for multiple people sign up and comp... (by KunjeeB)
NTFY a push notification tool
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=poDIT2ruQ9M This tool is free, open source, works on Windows, Linux, and MAcOS, with a shell and web based interface. It allows...
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Advantage of TPM for disk encryption?
I'm currently studying TPM (Trusted Platform Module) functionality and use cases. I found a guide how to set up full disk encryption via LUKS (Linux Unified Key...
[5 replies] Last: You may be interested in this: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=37... (by IWishIKnew)
Harlinn libraries for VS2022
This article may be of interest: https://www.codeproject.com/Articles/5319700/Harlinn-Windows-A-Visual-Studio-2022-Solution
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C++ Stories blog still active
Five Advanced Initialization Techniques in C++: From reserve() to piecewise_construct and More. https://www.cppstories.com/2023/five-adv-init-techniques-cpp/
[6 replies] Last: Also, Bartek (cppstories) is a C++ Expert for the Polish National Body... (by seeplus)
Not having much luck with that site... I seriously have been trying to make good posts... I even used their post 'Wizard'! Anyone else having bad luck?
[4 replies] Last: SO is really for specific technical questions that haven't been previo... (by seeplus)
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