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February, 2013

  • Visual C++ Team Blog

    The C++ REST SDK ("Casablanca")

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    The C++ REST SDK (codename "Casablanca") has officially been released as an open source project on CodePlex ( http://casablanca.codeplex.com ). We first announced Casablanca as an incubation project on Microsoft's DevLabs back in April of 2012. Since...
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    In the Community: Meet Tom Serface

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    Welcome to In the Community. This week, meet Tom Serface, C++ MVP and longtime Visual C++ user. I have been using VC++ with MFC since it first came out circa 1993 and I saw it demonstrated at a local Software Development show. I've been working for...
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    do-while, casts, ODR, variadic templates - Core C++, Part 8

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    Part 8 of my third video lecture series (covering the C++ Core Language) is now available. In this part, I covered several topics: why I avoid do-while loops, how C and C++ casts behave and why they're dangerous, what the One Definition Rule is and how...
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    In the Community: Meet PJ Naughter

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    In the Community spotlights members of the C++ / developer community. This week, meet PJ Naughter, a C++ MVP and prolific C++ developer. Take it away, PJ… PJ has been a C++ MVP since 2007. In his spare time, he runs a personal web site at http...
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    Jumping Into C++: Calculating Unknowns

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    Last time, I wrote a C++ program to count words in text files. This time, write some code to calculate the motion of an object as an excuse to create a class, use function pointers and mess with some new containers. Thanks to my colleagues Ale Contenti...
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    Visual Studio 3D Starter Kit – Now for Windows Phone 8

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    Last year, I decided I finally wanted to take the plunge into DirectX development. I'd done a little bit of OpenGL programming several years ago, but no graphics development since then. I bought a few DirectX books, worked through several online tutorials...
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    In the Community: Meet Nish Sivakumar

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    In the Community is a regular series spotlighting members of the C++ / developer community. This week, meet Nish, a C++ MVP, author and long-time developer. Nish has been writing code since 1990 when he first got his hands on an 8088 with 640 KB RAM...
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    In the Community: Meet David Cravey

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    Welcome back to In the Community, our continuing series focusing on members of the C++ and developer community. This week, meet David Cravey, I cut my teeth on programming in BASIC (GW-BASIC/QBasic), but eventually wanted a language that could let...
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    Friday Miscellany #5

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    Welcome to another Friday Miscellany, a collection of interesting links from across the internet curated from social media, conversations and curiosity. From isocpp.org, B-Tree containers , a C++ template library that implements B-tree containers...
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