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Design and Evolution of C++

November 29, 2007

Driving home from work, I listened to this podcast on the Design and Evolution of C++. Somewhere half way through, Ted Neward mentions the new thread library in C++0x. I found Herb Sutter's response quite amusing:

Any language from this point forward that ignores concurrency is basically not relevant for mainstream applications.

Take that C#! Maybe F# is the wave of the future? But there appears to be hope at the horizon, as the first preview of the ParallelFX extensions has been made available for download.

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Jan Van Ryswyck

Thank you for visiting my blog. I’m a professional software developer since Y2K. A blogger since Y2K+5. Provider of training and coaching in XP practices. Curator of the Awesome Talks list. Past organizer of the European Virtual ALT.NET meetings. Thinking and learning about all kinds of technologies since forever.

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