GoingNative 66: C++ Standard Conformance in Visual Studio 2017 version 15.7

2 weeks ago
Welcome to GoingNative #66! This is an exciting episode, as we’re happy to share our massive C++ Standard conformance progress for the Microsoft Visual C++ compiler that ships with Visual Studio 2017 version 15.7. Be sure to also check out our announcements at //BUILD! In this episode, Steve Carroll catches up with Ulzii Luvsanbat, engineering […]

GoingNative 65: ISO C++ @ Jacksonville Debriefing

2 months ago
We are back quickly after our last episode to go over the latest news from the ISO C++ Standards Committee meeting in Jacksonville, Florida! C++20 planning is well on its way now as Steve Carroll chats with Gabriel Dos Reis and Gor Nishanov about new progress with C++ Modules, Coroutines, and more!  Some coroutine-related papers […]

GoingNative 64: C++/WinRT

2 months ago
In this episode of GoingNative, Steve Carroll talks to Brent Rector and Kenny Kerr from the Windows team about C++/WinRT! C++/WinRT is a standard C++ header-based library that takes WinRT APIs and exposes them as C++ classes that you can use in your application in a natural and familiar way. You can consume it from […]

GoingNative 63: C++ Build Tools

2 months ago
We are back after a long break with GoingNative #63, where Steve Carroll chats with Andrew Pardoe about the Visual Studio 2017 Build Tools and daily compiler builds on! The Build Tools is an alternative wau to get the compiler, libraries, and Windows SDKs for C++ development without having to install the IDE. Great […]

GoingNative 62: C++ Unit Testing Improvements in Visual Studio 2017

5 months ago
In this episode of GoingNative, Steve Carroll talks to Rich Chiodo and Nick Uhlenhuth about the C++ unit testing experience, and the latest investments we’ve made to support CTest, Google Test, and Boost.Test. Check out the following blog posts on Google Test & Boost.Test: Unit Testing: Test Adapter for Google Test goes in-box! Unit Testing: […]

Talks and Highlights From cppcon 2017!

7 months ago
We went to cppcon this year and talked to a number of speakers. Check out this video to learn more about their talks and why you should watch them! Links to the recordings of the talks are available below. Check out the cppcon 2017 playlist on YouTube.  Jon Kalb [00:47] – General information about cppcon Carl […]

Bjarne Stroustrup Interview at cppcon 2017

7 months ago
We are back with footage from cppcon 2017, which occurred in Bellevue, Washington! In this special GoingNative episode, our host Steve Carroll chats with Gabriel Dos Reis and Bjarne Stroustrup, the creator of C++, about his keynote this year on the topic of education: Learning and Teaching Modern C++ (available on YouTube).  Overview of cppcon:  CppCon […]

GoingNative 61: Enforcing the C++ Core Guidelines with Visual Studio 2017

8 months ago
We are back with GoingNative #61, where Steve Carroll talks to Kyle Reed about C++ Core Check rule sets you can enable in Visual Studio to improve the quality of your code. These rules are based on the C++ Core Guidelines introduced several years ago.  More resources:  Guidelines Support Library (GSL) Blog Post: C++ Core Guidelines […]

GoingNative 60: ISO C++ @Toronto Debriefing

9 months ago
In this episode of GoingNative, Steve Carroll chats with Gabriel Dos Reis and Billy O’Neal about what happened at the C++ standards meeting in Toronto, Canada. Trip report: Summer ISO C++ standards meeting (Toronto) News, Status & Discussion about Standard C++  

GoingNative 59: MinGW in Visual Studio

10 months ago
We are back! In this episode, Steve Carroll talks with Will Buik about our new MinGW experience in Visual Studio, as we continue to work to enable different types of C++ development scenarios in the IDE.

GoingNative 58: ISO C++ @Kona Debriefing

1 year ago
GoingNative returns with another ISO C++ Standards Committee trip report! Steve Carroll is joined by Gabriel Dos Reis and Gor Nishanov to discuss the latest C++ news, including the awesome news that C++17 is finally complete and ready for final ISO review!  For more details on the trip, check out Herb Sutter’s trip report on his website. 

GoingNative 57: VS 20th Anniversary Special

1 year ago
In this special episode commemorating the 20th anniversary of Visual Studio, Steve Carroll sits down with a number of people who have played a big role in the long history of Visual C++. They share their stories using or developing with Visual C++…and carrying huge product boxes and MSDN documentation books around. The following people […]