If your pool runs dry, maybe fix your pipeline?

published at 03.11.2022 23:42 by Jens Weller
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So I spoke about Hiring in C++ with Meeting C++ this week, and I've come about this article claiming that the pool of talented C++ devs is running dry.

Increasing Security: Fuzz Testing C++

published at 30.10.2022 17:39 by A sponsored guest post by Jochen Hilgers
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Today, I’d like to share an automated testing approach that can protect your C++ applications from memory corruptions and other security vulnerabilities.

*_for_overwrite: a less known C++20 feature

published at 23.10.2022 20:53 by Jens Weller
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When I looked up make_unique for this weeks Meeting C++ blogroll highlight, I found a surprise.

Meeting C++ 2022 - what to expect

published at 13.10.2022 20:10 by Jens Weller
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This years Meeting C++ conference is coming closer and closer. Soon it will be less then a month.

bool - the simplest type?

published at 25.08.2022 21:34 by Jens Weller
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A few weeks ago a blog post got me thinking about bool. How simple it looks at the first glance, and how much one can actually say about bool and the way it affects code in C++.

About conditional breakpoints

published at 18.08.2022 14:14 by Jens Weller
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A few weeks ago someone asked me for advice on finding a specific bug in a larger C++ code base...

Porting my first Application from Qt5 to Qt6

published at 13.07.2022 11:15 by Jens Weller
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Just this week I had the opportunity to recompile one of my Qt Applications to build it with Qt6. Here is some of the results.

10 years of Meeting C++

published at 10.07.2022 15:42 by Jens Weller
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Celebrating 10 years of Meeting C++: Around these days 10 years ago Meeting C++ 2012 was announced.

Supporting new speakers and great talks

published at 09.06.2022 16:14 by Jens Weller
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Two weeks ago Meeting C++ organized an event centered on sharing information on how to prepare and give talks. With the goal being to level the playing field for everyone but also make it easier to start speaking. You can watch the lightning talks and the panel online.

Dawn of a new C++ cycle

published at 10.05.2022 14:55 by Jens Weller
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Some thoughts on where C++ stands right now as a language and communtiy.

Insights from the first year of online C++ job fairs

published at 10.02.2022 18:46 by Jens Weller
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An overview on the first year of organizing online job fairs for the C++ community.

Detecting change to an object in C++

published at 26.11.2021 17:20 by Jens Weller
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This week I wrote down some example code to play a bit around with how one can detect change in an object in C++ during runtime.

Tripreport: virtual CppCon 2021

published at 31.10.2021 12:54 by Jens Weller
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I attended this weeks virtual CppCon partially, as I'm also very busy with my upcoming conferences: Meeting Embedded & Meeting C++ 2021. Still I had a lot of fun. Thanks to Jon Kalb, the volunteers, speakers and all the attendees who made CppCon 2021 possible!

Results and Statistics from the September Meeting C++ online job fair

published at 27.10.2021 10:12 by Jens Weller
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In September Meeting C++ online organized an online C++ Job fair, in this blog post I'm going to write about some of the lessons learned and a few new insights from the attendee data.

A simple and clear example of undefined behavior

published at 14.10.2021 21:54 by Jens Weller
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If you work with C++ you'll sooner or later will have to deal with undefined behavior. I stumbled upon an easy example to help folks understand the scope of undefined behavoir.

Insights about the candidates of the previous Meeting C++ online job fair

published at 08.09.2021 16:06 by Jens Weller
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On May 25th & 26th Meeting C++ had organized the 2nd online C++ job fair in 2021.

Looking at boost 1.77

published at 18.08.2021 16:05 by Jens Weller
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Last week a new boost version was released. Unlike the last version, 1.77 contains again two new and interesting libraries: Describe and Lambda2, which both are based on C++14.

Meeting C++ survey results: the most popular C++ standard features

published at 29.04.2021 13:52 by Jens Weller
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Continuing the series about the Meeting C++ survey results with a look at the standard features. Last week I compared the ISOCPP survey to the one of Meeting C++.

Comparing the ISOCPP survey results with the Meeting C++ community survey

published at 22.04.2021 14:53 by Jens Weller
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Last week the results of the ISOCPP 2021 survey were released. You can read abou the whole survey and its results on isocpp.org.

Meeting C++ survey results: C++ Tooling

published at 15.04.2021 18:33 by Jens Weller
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Today I continue my little series on the results of the Meeting C++ Community Survey for 2020, focusing on C++ Tooling as next weeks Tuesday will feature the first online C++ tool fair.