Before reviewing the excellent standard template library resources on MSDN (including Channel 9), did you know Visual Studio 2013.1 (Update 1) is available now? Brian Harry writes about the release on his blog, mentioning that the release is smaller and focused on working better with IE versions prior to IE 10. It is worth a read. You can grab the download through the usual channels including the Microsoft download center at http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=301714. See a full description of the update in this kb: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2911573/en-us.

And now for STL goodness on MSDN:

Shout out to the mighty Visual C++ User Education team for the great technical content!

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