Lambdas, auto, and static_assert: C++0x Features in VC10, Part 1

The Visual C++ compiler in the Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 September Community Technology Preview (CTP) contains support for four C++0x language features, namely lambdas, auto, static_assert, and rvalue references.  Today, I’m going to explain the first three features in detail.  (And I’m going to dedicate an entire post to explaining rvalue references in the near… Read more

Visual Studio 2010 CTP released

We are very pleased to announce that we have released Visual Studio 2010 CTP at the PDC today. See our earlier posts on this topic. The goal of the Community Technology Preview (CTP) is to obtain feedback from you on the new scenarios that we have enabled. We have defined step-by-step walkthroughs to help you… Read more

Follow-up Post on VC at the PDC

Hello   After my recent post on VC at the PDC I had a number of people ask me which PDC sessions I would be attending (in other words, what sessions may interest a C++ developer.) I should say that these represent my own particular interests but I am happy to list these here as… Read more

Ribbon UI

For those interested in using the Ribbon UI, take a look at the just published guidelines at  … Read more

VC at the PDC

Hello   Everyone on the VC team is getting really excited about the upcoming PDC in Los Angeles. This will be our first chance to show you some of our upcoming features and a great way for us to get feedback direct from you on what we have implemented so far and what we have… Read more