I Love that New Syntax Smell

C++ articles, code snippets, musings, etc. from Andy RichIf this is your first time here, you may want to check out my blog introduction.

  • I Love that New Syntax Smell

    The value type

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    Last time, I discussed the ref type .  This time, I'm going to talk about the value type.  This is the CLR type exposed in Managed Extensions by the __value keyword, and available in Whidbey C++ using the context-sensitive keyword value...
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    The ref type

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    There are two major CLR types that we expose in Whidbey: ref and value . I'll talk about ref types here, and about value types later. So, what is a ref type?   This is the same type that was exposed in Managed Extensions as __gc . ...
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    Context-sensitive keywords

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    If you've used Managed Extensions, you're familiar with the CLR types that __gc and __value exposed.  These have now been replaced with the context-sensitive keywords ref and value . Context-sensitive keywords?   That's right. ...
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    That crazy GC Heap

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    ...or, "Hey! My data ain't garbage!"...
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    Introduction

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    ...or, "Do we really need another blog?"...
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