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Pure Virtual C++ 2021 Schedule Available

The schedule for Pure Virtual C++ 2021 is now live on the event website. Remember to sign up to be the first to access our extra on-demand C++ demos and get more virtual surprises. Schedule All times are on Monday 3rd May 2021 UTC. Abstracts and speaker bios are available on the website...

Visual Studio Code C++ Extension April 2021 Update: CUDA C/C++ IntelliSense and Apple Silicon Support

The April 2021 update of the Visual Studio Code C++ extension is now available! This latest release offers brand new features—such as IntelliSense for CUDA C/C++ and native language server support for Apple Silicon— along with a bunch of enhancements and bug fixes. To find out more about all the enhancements, check out our...

Finding Bugs with AddressSanitizer: MSVC Compiler

Special thanks to Aaron Gorenstein for authoring this blog post. The AddressSanitizer (ASan) is generally available for MSVC since the recently-released Visual Studio 2019 version 16.9. We’ve already shown how easy it can be to find bugs in even production-ready code like EASTL. Here I’ll share an example of how it found a real bug in ...

Sign Up for the Pure Virtual C++ 2021 Conference

Last year we ran the first Pure Virtual C++, a free one-day virtual conference for the whole C++ community. This May we're doing it again! Sign-up for free on the website to be the first to hear about our program schedule, access our extra on-demand C++ demos, and get more virtual surprises. The live event will run May 3rd 14:30-17:30 ...

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