The Visual C++ Weekly Vol. 1 Issue 12 (Mar 19, 2011)

Read in this issue: [Patterns and Practices] Parallel Programming with MS Visual C++ (online guidance) [CodeProject] 3-D Software Rendering Engine – Part I [Viva64] Lessons on Development of 64-bit Applications [Vlad Lazarenko] C++ Exception Handling and Performance [Channel 9] Kate Gregory on Being a Most Valuable Professional (MVP) [Intel] Free Speedup with Compiler Switches for… Read more

The Visual C++ Weekly Vol. 1 Issue 11 (Mar 12, 2011)

Read in this issue: [MS Parallel Programming] Sorting in PPL [Visual C++ team] Visual Studio 2010 Service Pack 1 General Availability [John Socha-Leialoha] C++/CLI to C++ Tips and Tricks [Thomas Becker] C++ Rvalue References Explained [Stephan L. Lavavej] Algorithm Optimizations – Advanced STL, Part 2 Scott Meyers: Appearing and Disappearing consts in C++… Read more

Proposed Workaround for C++/CLI Assembly Signing Issue with VS2010 SP1

Hi, my name is Amit Mohindra and I’m Program Manager with the MS Visual C++ team. Recently we were made aware of a change in SP1 which affected the signing process for assemblies (C++/CLI assemblies) as part of the following forum post: http://social.msdn.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/vcgeneral/thread/4b8f353d-8153-45d6-b286-10403cdf159a?prof=required The issue in SP1 would affect folks who are using switches on… Read more

The Visual C++ Weekly Vol. 1 Issue 10 (Mar 5, 2011)

Read in this issue: Using Tasking to Scale Game Engine Systems C++/CLI IntelliSense in Visual Studio vNext JSON Spirit: A C++ JSON Parser/Generator Implemented with Boost Spirit Determining if a C++ type is convertible to another at compile time Windows 7 Recipe – Taskbar Single Instance Windows Embedded Compact 7 Evaluation Edition Tony Goodhew on… Read more

C++/CLI IntelliSense in Visual Studio vNext

Recently Mohsen & Craig talked about a Renaissance within C++ development and Tony talked rebuilding our developer communication around C++, both of these videos touched on the subject of providing a more real world pragmatic discussion around why we do things and what we’re planning. This post is the first in a series of posts… Read more

Issues with F1-Help in C++ Projects

Hi! My name is Ulzii Luvsanbat and I’m a Senior Test Lead with the Visual C++ team. Diego told me about some feedback received in a recent post regarding the accuracy and usefulness of the F1-Help command when working on C++ projects. First of all, I want to start by thanking all of you guys… Read more