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MSVC’s STL Completes /std:c++20
MSVC’s STL Completes /std:c++20
We are happy to announce that the final C++20 Standard Library features are now stabilized and available in /std:c++20 mode in both Visual Studio 2022 version 17.2 and Visual Studio 2019 version 16.11.14. This notably includes several proposals approved as Defect Reports (DRs) by the C++ Standard Committee against the C++20 Standard Library ...
Pure Virtual C++ 2022 Pre-Conference Sessions Available
Pure Virtual C++ 2022 Pre-Conference Sessions Available
Our pre-conference sessions for Pure Virtual C++ 2022 are now online. Find them here, and hope to see you at the main event on 26th April! Session list: There's one session on Visual Studio for Unreal Engine and Game Developers which will be uploaded soon...
vcpkg April 2022 Release: artifacts merged to tool repo, tar.exe in Windows 10, GIT_ASKPASS, vcpkg in Arch Linux instructions, and more
vcpkg April 2022 Release: artifacts merged to tool repo, tar.exe in Windows 10, GIT_ASKPASS, vcpkg in Arch Linux instructions, and more
The April 2022 release of the vcpkg package manager is available. This blog post summarizes changes from March 1st, 2022 to March 30th, 2022 for the microsoft/vcpkg and microsoft/vcpkg-tool GitHub repos. Some stats for this period:   Notable Changes vcpkg artifacts merged into Microsoft/vcpkg-tool repo vcpkg...
What’s new for C++ Debugging in Visual Studio Code
What’s new for C++ Debugging in Visual Studio Code
It’s been a minute since our last blog post about C++ in VS Code, but we’ve been working hard on new features and bug fixes! Today, we’re excited to fill you in on the latest and greatest C++ debugger improvements in VS Code, including support for the Apple M1 chip, data breakpoints, and a new run/debug play button! Apple Silicon ARM64...
Pure Virtual C++ 2022 Schedule Available
Pure Virtual C++ 2022 Schedule Available
Pure Virtual C++ 2022 is a free, one-day virtual conference for the whole C++ community. The schedule is now available. You can find the full set of abstracts, alongside calendar files to download on the website. All times UTC on the 26th April. Yes, I know the times look a bit weird, it'll work out on the day...