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Monday, May 6 • 09:00 - 10:30
C++ Constants

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This that talk is about actual constants in C++, not the more abstract “constants” you might experience while coding C++, like that euphoric sense that you’re making the world a better place. The notion of “constant expressions” underwent a very fundamental change in C++11, and has evolved with every iteration of the standard since then. This presentation will look at some of the major ideas underpinning “constants” in modern C++, including why things are the way they are and what new capabilities C++20 brings.

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Daveed Vandevoorde

VP Engineering, Edison Design Group
David ("Daveed") Vandevoorde is a Belgian computer scientist who lives near Princeton, NJ, USA. He is vice-president of engineering at the Edison Design Group (EDG), where he contributes primarily to the implementation of their C++ compiler front end. He is an active member of the... Read More →

Monday May 6, 2019 09:00 - 10:30 MDT
Paepcke Auditorium