Freitag, 11. Oktober 2019

November Talk: Georg Bannasch "Expressive functional C++"

Greetings,

LogMeIn will host our meetup again in November.
After the last meeting in July I got a lot of positive feedback for the delicious food, the drinks and the good talk.
This time Georg will tell us how he uses functional concepts to write better code.
Abstract:
Functional programming offers great concepts to write expressive code. In this talk I want to present a few (mostly very basic) functional techniques that are easily applicable in C++. I will discuss their advantages based on hands-on coding examples with a special focus on how they can make C++ code more expressive and succinct.

We hope you will find some time for a productive discussion session after the talk.

Date: Thursday, 14. November 2019
Start: 19:00
End: 22:00
Place: LogMeIn Germany GmbH, Ostra-Allee 9, 01067 Dresden

Cheers!
Andreas

PS. For next year we have a lot of talk slots available for your talk proposals.

Donnerstag, 12. September 2019

October Talk: Andreas Weis "Taming dynamic memory"

Greetings to all C++ Coders,

For our October meetup Andreas Weis, one of the organizers of the C++ usergroup in Munich, will give us an introduction to custom allocators.
The SLUB Dresden will kindly host us in the great Klemperer-Saal.
Talk abstract:
Dynamic memory allocation is a feature that is often taken for granted. Most developers use some form of new or malloc every day, usually without worrying too much what goes on behind the scenes. But what about those situations where the built-in mechanisms are not good enough, be it for reasons of performance, safety, or due to restrictions of the target hardware?
In this talk we will explore how custom allocators can be used to overcome those issues. We will explain how basic allocation techniques like pooling and monotonic allocation behave with regards to performance and reliability. We will take a look at some of the technical challenges behind allocators, like the different forms of alignment and the way that the standard library manages stateful allocators.
We hope you will find some time for a productive discussion session after the talk.

Date: Thursday, 10. October 2019
Start: 19:30
End: 22:00
Place: SLUB Dresden, Zellescher Weg 18, 01069 Dresden (Klemperer Saal, First floor)

Please invite everybody who might be interested.

Cheers!
Andreas

PS: We will have only eleven speaker slots for next year - You should claim them for your talk as long as they are available.

Samstag, 17. August 2019

September Talk: Martin Penckert "Alien Technology - Functional Programming and C++"

Hello C++ conquerors!

Martin has a background in functional programming. He will report to us his perspective on learning and using C++.
Check24 will host the meetup and will take care of our well-being.
Abstract:
Surprisingly a lot of concepts I know and love by heart from functional languages are available in C++ as well. Dive with me into the world of Lambdas, referential transparency and - yes! - Monads.
We hope you will find some time for a productive discussion session after the talk.

Date: Thursday, 12. September 2019
Start: 19:00
End: 21:30
Place: Check24 Dresden, Prager Str. 3, 01069 Dresden (5th floor, follow the signs)

Please invite everybody who might be interested in functional programming and/or C++.

Location of Check24:

Cheers!
Andreas