[Noisebridge-discuss] A C++ Class

Patrick O'Doherty p at trickod.com
Fri Dec 5 00:43:04 UTC 2014


Sounds like a great idea. I'd be very interested in such a class!

p

On Thu, Dec 04, 2014 at 04:10:50PM -0800, Torrie Fischer wrote:
> Hei, folks [:
>
> Sometime next year I'd like to teach others the wonders of C++. I feel that
> there aren't enough of us crazy people who can divine solutions out of
> template errors from compilers churning through gobs of template
> metaprogramming, massage autotools/cmake/scons/make/pkgconfig to produce viable
> binaries, or implement continuations/coroutines without blood pouring out of
> every orifice in the computer.
>
> Before I get all gung ho and dive in to planning out some lessons, I'd like to
> know who would be interested in learning these arcane dark magicks of C++.
>
> Actual things to cover:
>
> * The obligatory "Hello, World!" in C++
> * Debugging with GDB
> * Why C++ is the way that it is
> * Why the way that it is isn't all that awful
> * The wonderful world of STL and Boost
> * All the fancy things that C++11 and C++14 brought into the world
> * Template metaprogamming
> * How non-trivial C++ projects are built
> * Writing some NodeJS modules in C++
> * Embedded C++ on an AVR chip or similar
> * How to not write C in your C++
> * Stupid C++ Tricks and Hacks
>
> Thoughts? Feedback? Suggestions where to seek professional counseling for
> thinking such an idea is rational?
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