Visual C++ Internals and Practices

Some Notes about Mixed Types

Perhaps the most important reason to use C++ for managed code development is that C++ fully...

Author: branbray Date: 07/20/2005

Compiler Switch Changes in Visual C++ 2005

One noticeable change in the coming release of the Visual C++ compiler is the changes to compiler...

Author: branbray Date: 07/09/2005

Four years and still going

It has been a while since I have written here. Looking at the last time I wrote an article of...

Author: branbray Date: 06/25/2005

Templates and Generics

Insomnia and being a workaholic is an interesting combination. It is amazing how much work can be...

Author: branbray Date: 11/19/2003

Behind the Design: Handles

In this writing, I plan to discuss the history and rationale of handles. This is perhaps the most...

Author: branbray Date: 11/17/2003

Table-pounding Evangelism of Visual C++

Today has been a long day. The language design team is getting ready to release a draft of the...

Author: branbray Date: 11/13/2003

Security Improvements to the Whidbey Compiler

I’ve been away from an Internet connection over the last few days. After a conference in the...

Author: branbray Date: 11/11/2003

There is no language lower than C++

At the PDC, I was part of a panel that answered questions on the future of programming languages....

Author: branbray Date: 11/07/2003

News of my death has been greatly exagerated

Good morning! I really meant to write earlier. I've been busy preparing for a trip to the...

Author: branbray Date: 11/06/2003

Design guidelines for C++

I'm here at PDC, and it hass been great to meet so many C++ developers. Of course, the best part of...

Author: branbray Date: 10/30/2003

Introduction

Hey everyone! Before I get around to introducing myself, let me take a moment to explain why I'm...

Author: branbray Date: 10/26/2003