<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
> 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?
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