The second meeting in a series. We'll be discussing topics from Scott Meyers' new book, "Effective Modern C++". Jon Kalb of the Association of C/C++ Users (ACCU) will present, followed by open discussion.
This time, our topic is Chapter 5 (items 23-30): "Rvalue References, Move Semantics, and Perfect Forwarding," which Meyers has called the marquee feature of C++11. Move semantics facilitate exception-safe coding, increase code clarity, and can enable dramatic increases in performance. Perfect forwarding makes it much easier to create certain kinds of libraries. Rvalue references enable both features.
When: 6:30 pm, Wednesday, January 21st, 2015
Where: Mixpanel, 799 Market Street, San Francisco (7th floor)
Transit: Powell Street BART station
Parking: There's a big parking garage on Mission between 5th and 4th Streets, i.e. about a block east of the Mixpanel office.
Meetings are open to the public and free of charge; pizza will be provided.