Best practices in modern C++ [English]

  • Stream 1
  • Intramural
  • 11:30
  • EN

I want to start with a question: Why do we need Guidelines such as the C++ Core Guidelines for Modern C++? My answer consists of three observations: C++ is complicated for the novice, challenging for the professional, and used in safety critical environments. Guidelines should give us the means to write type safe, bounds safe, and lifetime safe code by design.
My presentation gives you a concise insight into the lifesaving rules of the C++ Core Guidelines to write safe C++ code by design. I cover in my presentation topics such as interfaces, functions, classes and class hierarchies, resource management, Expressions and statements, error handling, constants and immutability, templates and generic programming, concurrency and the standard library.

Rainer Grimm

Independent trainer and technology consultant

Rainer Grimm has worked as a software architect, team lead and instructor for about 20 years. In his spare time he likes to write articles about C++, Python and Haskell, …