Past Meetup

Rvalue References, Move Semantics, and Perfect Forwarding

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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.