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Monday, September 25 • 11:00am - 12:00pm
constexpr ALL the Things!

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constexpr: in C++11, a curiosity; in C++14, viable for more uses; now with added power, in C++17 will it become an important tool in the programmer's toolkit?

In this talk we will examine the possibilities and power of constexpr and explore what can (and what should) be done at compile-time with C++17. We'll present techniques for building constexpr data structures and algorithms, and look at what the standard provides and where it can improve. We'll also explore constexpr use of user defined literals for expressive compile-time abstractions.

Compile-time computation offers perhaps the ultimate zero-cost abstraction, and this talk attempts to gauge the power available with C++17 constexpr.

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Ben Deane

Ben was in the game industry for 23 years, at companies like EA and Blizzard. He's always looking for useful new techniques in C++, and hegeeks out on algorithms, APIs, types and functional programming.
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Jason Turner

Developer, Trainer, Speaker
Host of C++Weekly https://www.youtube.com/c/JasonTurner-lefticus, Co-host of CppCast http://cppcast.com, Co-creator and maintainer of the embedded scripting language for C++, ChaiScript http://chaiscript.com, and author and curator of the forkable coding standards document http://cppbestpractices.com.I'm... Read More →

Monday September 25, 2017 11:00am - 12:00pm
Berry Hall Meydenbauer Center

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