C++17 in Detail and Lambda Story
C++17 in Detail and Lambda Story
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C++17 in Detail
Learn the Exciting Features of The New C++ Standard!
If you’ve ever asked “what’s in C++17 and what does it mean for me and my code?” — and I hope you have — then this book is for you.
Herb Sutter, herbsutter.com
C++11 was a major update for the language. With all the modern features like lambdas, constexpr, variadic templates, threading, range-based for loops, smart pointers and many more powerful elements, it was enormous progress for the language. Even now, in 2018, lots of teams struggle to modernise their projects to leverage all the modern features. Later there was a minor update - C++14, which improved some things from the previous standard and added a few smaller elements. With C++17 we got a lot of mixed emotions.
Although C++17 is not as big as C++11, it's larger than C++14. Everyone expected modules, co-routines, concepts and other powerful features, but it wasn't possible to prepare everything on time.
Is C++17 weak?
Far from it! And this book will show you why!
I spent hundreds of hours investigating how the new things work in order to make a nice and practical book for you. The book will not only save your time but also will guide you through all the nuances of the language.
The book brings you exclusive content about C++17 and draws from the experience of many articles that have appeared on bfilipek.com. The chapters were rewritten from the ground-up and updated with the latest information. All of that equipped with lots of new examples and practical tips. Additionally, the book provides insight into the current implementation status, compiler support, performance issues and other relevant knowledge to boost your current projects.
If you have experience with C++11/14 and you want to move forward into the latest C++ standard, then this book is for you.
Here are the features you'll learn:
Part One: C++17 Language features
- Fixes and deprecation
- Language clarification
- General language features
Part Two: C++17 The Standard Library
- String Conversions
- String Matching & Searchers
- Parallel STL
- Other Changes
Part Three: More Examples and Use Cases
- Refactoring with std::optional
- Using if constexpr
- Using [[nodiscard]] attribute
- How to parallelise applications
"C++17 In Detail" appeared in the Visual C++ Team Blog as suggested books for learning C++17!
Have a look: Books on C++17
Review @CppDepend Blog https://cppdepend.com/blog/?p=1180
Review @A Sawicki Blog: http://asawicki.info/news_1715_book_review_c17_in_detail.html
There's also a book page at Goodreads: C++17 In Detail @Goodreads
- The book is also available in print at Amazon: C++17 in Detail Paperback
- And also as an interactive course at Educative: C++17 in Detail: A Deep Dive
I optimized this book for a PDF reading experience, but other ebook formats should also look good. If you have any issues with the copies, let me know and I'll try to update the formatting.
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C++ Lambda Story
The evolution of a powerful modern C++ feature: from C++03 to C++20
This book shows the story of lambda expressions. We'll start with C++03 and a motivation to have "ad-hoc" functors, and then we'll move into the latest C++ standards:
- C++11 - early days of the feature. You'll learn about all the essential aspects of lambdas and several tricks you might apply. This is the longest chapter as we need to cover a lot of topics.
- C++14 - updates. See how to use generic lambdas and captures with an initialiser.
- C++17 - more improvements, especially by handling `this` pointer and allowing `constexpr`.
- C++20 - in this section you'll see all of the new features adopted for C++20 like template lambdas and how to use them with concepts and constexpr algorithms.
The book is based on two articles that appeared at bfilipek.com:
The articles also are inspired by a live coding presentation given by C++ Expert Tomasz Kamiński at our local Cracow C++ User Group.
The book contains updated code examples, better in-depth descriptions and new sections. All the new additions make it twice the size of the initial material that is available on the blog!
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