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Microsoft C++ Team on CppCast

Today we have a short guest post from Rob Irving, host of CppCast to tell us about an episode he recorded with our team.   During CppCon 2019 the hosts of CppCast had a chance to sit down with Marian Luparu, Sy Brand and Stephan T. Lavavej from Microsoft's C++ team to discuss some of the announcements made by the team at CppCon...

The Future of C++/CLI and .NET Core 3

.NET Core 3.0 is now available and we have received a lot of questions about what that means for the future of C++/CLI. First, we would like to let everyone know that we are committed to supporting C++/CLI for .NET Core to enable easy interop between C++ codebases and .NET technologies such as WPF and Windows Forms. This support isn’t going ...

Open Sourcing MSVC’s STL

Today at CppCon 2019, we (the MSVC team) announced that we're releasing our implementation of the C++ Standard Library (also known as the STL) as open source. https://github.com/microsoft/STL is our new repository, containing all of our product source code, a new CMake build system, and a README with more information. As it explains, we're ...

Microsoft C++ Team at CppCon 2019

The Microsoft C++ team will have a booth and many talks covering a wide range of topics at CppCon 2019. Come say hi to our team outside Aurora D and attend our talks to learn what's new in our tooling, dive into new features in the standard, and hear some exciting announcements! We'll also be running a survey on the C++ ecosystem and ...

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