Jumping into C++

I was a professional developer for years, working initially with C in labs and an engineering firm before moving on to other languages and stints as an enterprise developer and consultant. Other languages and tool were more in demand for the projects I worked on so I gradually moved away from native development and lost… Read more

In The Community: Meet Jeremiah Morrill

This is the third installment of “In The Community,” a series spotlighting members of the C++ / developer community. Today we meet Jeremiah Morrill, MVP, developer and community guy. Jeremiah has been in the software development field for 14 years. Over his career, he has moved between languages, operating systems and products but likes to… Read more

Friday Miscellany #4

 Welcome to another Friday Miscellany, a collection of interesting links from across the internet curated from social media, conversations and curiosity. It’s all about performance: Using Visual C++ 2012 to make the best use of your hardware (video on Channel 9, from the BUILD conference) begins with the engineering of auto-vectorization and auto-parallelization for existing unaltered C/C++… Read more

In The Community: Meet James McNellis

This is the second installment in the “In The Community” series spotlighting members of the C++ / developer community. Today we meet James McNellis, a developer on the Visual C++ team and community guy. James is a developer on the Visual C++ team, which he joined this past July.  As a member of this team,… Read more

Roaming Settings: Give Us Your Feedback!

Let’s kick off 2013 with a survey J We have been researching roaming Visual Studio settings and have a few questions that will help gain insights into what the best experience would be. We have created a survey (https://aka.ms/vsroaming) aimed at understanding Visual Studio settings usage patterns and gathering feedback. The survey should take less… Read more