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Welcome to this board!
 
Welcome to the lounge forum in C++.com! In this forum, users can to talk about topics other than pr...
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Finally switched to Linux Mint (1,2)
 
Got a new PC (finally) and since it is really nice, modern hardware I am finally making the move fro...
[25 replies] Last: Unlike MacOS or Windows there are more than one option available for ... (by jonnin)
Where to get dictionaries for spellcheck during coding?
 
I'm coding in VSCode and use the extension called cSpell which let's me set custom dictionaries to s...
[5 replies] Last: IDK if SCOWL would be useful to you. http://wordlist.aspell.net/ ... (by Duthomhas)
Visual Studio 17.9 now available
 
Fair warning, to just install this update requires .NET Framework 4.7.2 or later. Boo!
[1 reply] : Oops! I forgot the release notes link: https://learn.microsoft.com/e... (by George P)
My daughter is awesome II
 
My wife and daughter were sitting on the bed just now, watching New Year's videos, and something fla...
[2 replies] Last: Well, tonight my daughter and I played a violin duet in public for the... (by Duthomhas)
Oh, my!
 
Now at least one person is talking about proposed C+++26 features: https://www.cppstories.com/202...
[13 replies] Last: I don't think that's the direction it's going in. I know being reaso... (by George P)
Visual Studio, C++23's import std; and VS Intellisense
 
Gotta love the very clear and easy to understand error message for a C++23 bit of code: Error (a...
[4 replies] Last: M'ok, so I misread what was going on. I admit I just gave the link a ... (by George P)
Woo-hoo!
 
I was able to successfully fork, update and make a pull request on a GitHub repository! For this se...
[3 replies] Last: That "no mercy for beginners" is very evident, and was making it hard ... (by George P)
How much will you forget in 1yr, 2yrs..etc?
 
Just curious if you guys have gone months without looking at C++ & how much do you forget? It is pro...
[16 replies] Last: Six months seems like record time, wish I was exposed to C++ starting ... (by SubZeroWins)
I really can’t stand SO
 
The philosophy behind the site creation seemed nice, but in actual operation it is straight up evil ...
[6 replies] Last: I'm honestly surprised it gets any new questions at all More and mor... (by George P)
Clang with Visual Studio
 
With VS2022 17.6.5 (latest version that works with Windows 7) the Clang version installed is 15.0.1 ...
[5 replies] Last: IIRC all C++20 features should be available in that particular VS 20... (by George P)
by lul
how do you improve your skills over the years
 
Joined a big tech company and got promoted to L4. Joined another big tech company as sde2, being ...
[4 replies] Last: @George P thank you for the comment. It really inspires me a lot (by lul)
Interesting std::string changes in C++20/23
 
Six Handy Operations for String Processing in C++20/23 https://www.cppstories.com/2023/six-handy-...
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Visual Studio 17.8 now available
 
https://devblogs.microsoft.com/visualstudio/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 supporte...
[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-...
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CppCon 2023
 
See https://cppcon.org/ for details re the CppCon 2023 and the links to the keynote addresses - inc...
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Weird....
 
I backup the boot partitions on my 3 PCs daily. A full backup and 6 differentials every week. I ob...
[6 replies] Last: Then what do you mean when you say Nothing has really changed on the ... (by helios)
by helios
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 elimina...
[3 replies] Last: I'll have to bookmark Git Extensions for looking at later, thanks for ... (by George P)
by zapshe
No one wants help
 
The amount of friends who have simply failed their Computer Science classes after refusing my insist...
[3 replies] Last: Maybe they think the water is poisoned. (by helios)
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