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Tuesday, September 26 • 9:00am - 10:00am
Function default arguments: Slingshot or Shotgun?

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On the surface, function parameter default arguments seem like a very simple feature of the C++ language. This session explores how (not) true that is. If you like the dark corners of C++, you will come away with a new appreciation for this innocent looking syntactic sugar. Otherwise, you will have at least informed yourself on how not to blow your foot off with what looks like a slingshot.

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Michael Price

Senior Software Engineer, Synopsys, Inc.
Michael Price has developed and taught C++ for more than a decade and has been an active participant in WG21 since 2014, allocating most of his committee-time to EWG and the Reflection Study Group. He professes interest in making C++ "safer" to use through language and library design... Read More →

Tuesday September 26, 2017 9:00am - 10:00am
Harvard (406) Meydenbauer Center

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