Hopefully by now you have heard of C++ AMP. C++ AMP is a modern C++ library (plus a key new language feature) that ships with Visual Studio 2012 and it lets you take advantage of accelerators, such as the GPU, for compute purposes.
Hello; I’m James McNellis, and I’ve recently joined the Visual C++ team as a libraries developer. My first encounter with the C++/CX language extensions was early last year, while implementing some code generation features for the Visual Studio 2012 XAML designer.
Hi, I’m Andy Rich, a tester on the C++ frontend compiler and one of the primary testers of the C++/CX language extensions. If you’re like me, making use of a technology without understanding how it works can be confusing and frustrating.
If you have read Jason Zander’s post earlier today, you know that Visual Studio 2012 has been released to the web! Check out the MSDN Subscriber Download Page and the Visual Studio product website. This release has brought a huge amount of new value for C++ developers.
Following STL Bugs Fixed In Visual Studio 2012, here are similar lists for the compiler front-end (responsible for parsing C++)…
Using declaration for a name of a type does not work in MS C++ compilers
Support for XML Documentation in native C++ code
C++ compiler: Temporary object created when it should not,