[FoRK] C++

Sat N <sateesh.narahari at gmail.com> on Thu Mar 29 09:59:45 PDT 2007

yes, I was a C++ programmer for a while  - when I started writing
Java, I realized that I really don't like coding and moved onto the
dark side.  Every product I worked on, we rewrote the allocators .

On 3/28/07, Stephen D. Williams <sdw at lig.net> wrote:
> Are you now, or have you ever been a C++ guru?  ("I have no recollection
> of that senator."  Err, today that was "congressman.")
>
> I'm on a technology refresh and coding kick, annoyed that I let (without
> realizing it) my C++ fade so much in the face of A) a lot of Java / C#
> (and even Haskell), B) mostly paying attention to high-level concepts
> like semantic web / RDF, AI, XML, GUIs, scalability, etc., and C) some
> long periods of analysis / writing / auditing / etc. that starved me of
> coding.
>
> I'm curious how many other FoRKers are or were into C++.
>
> In many ways, this is the best era for C++ as compilers actually
> implement the language now, libraries and idioms have matured, and there
> are actually books that concisely cover the concepts involved.  Some of
> the things you can do with advanced libraries almost seems magical, and
> it's  pretty much all at compile time.
>
> Has anyone recently tried to combine gc (the non-VM garbage collector)
> or another garbage collector with C++, Boost, etc.?
> Has anyone implemented any interesting allocators and support libraries?
>
> sdw
>
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