C++ Core Guidelines: Naming and Layout Rules

The C++ core guidelines have about twenty naming and layout rules. A few of them are obvious; a few of them may be controversial. Let's see, what I mean.

Read more
Add CommentViews: 2994

C++ Core Guidelines: Lifetime Safety And Checking the Rules

The lifetime safety profile in the C++ core guidelines boils down to one issue: don't dereference a possible invalid pointer. A pointer may be invalid because it is not initialised or the nullptr. A pointer may also point beyond its rage or to a deleted object.

Read more
Add CommentViews: 3851

C++ Core Guidelines: Bounds Safety

Today's post is about the second profile of the C++ Core Guidelines: Bounds Safety. The goal of the profile bounds safety is it that you operate inside the bounds of allocated memory.

Read more
Add CommentViews: 4890

C++ Core Guidelines: Type Safety by Design

What does that mean: type safety by design. Type safety by design just means, that you always initialise your variables, use std::variant instead of a union, or prefer variadic templates and fold expressions to va_arg's.

Read more
Add CommentViews: 5350

C++ Core Guidelines: Type Safety

The C++ core guidelines support three profiles: type safety, bounds safety, and lifetime safety. Thanks to the guideline support library (GSL), you can check your code against these profiles. Today, I start with the profile type safety.

Read more
Add CommentViews: 4733

C++ Core Guidelines: Profiles

Informally, profiles are a subset of rules of the C++ core guidelines for specific concerns such as type safety, bounds safety, and lifetime safety. Thanks to the guideline support library, they can be checked

Read more
Add CommentViews: 6922

More Myths of My Blog Readers

Today, I conclude my story to your myths about C++. These myths are around function parameters, the initialisation of class members, and pointer versus references.

Read more
Add CommentViews: 9427

Myths of My Blog Readers

I was very curious about your C++ myths. In particular, my German readers were quite active. I got a few E-Mails and observed a vivid discussion on Heise Developer.

Read more
Add CommentViews: 8123

C++ Core Guidelines: More Non-Rules and Myths

Demystifying non-rules and myths in C++ is a laborious but absolutely necessary job. The goal is simple: use the powerful tool C++ appropriately.

Read more
Add CommentViews: 8127

C++ Core Guidelines: Non-Rules and Myths

Of course, you already know many non-rules and myths to C++. Non-rules and myths which we have to argument against when we use modern C++. The supporting section of the C++ core guidelines addresses the most resistant once but also provides alternatives.

Read more
Add CommentViews: 10577

My Newest E-Books

Course: Modern C++ Concurrency in Practice

Course: C++ Standard Library including C++14 & C++17

Course: Embedded Programming with Modern C++

Course: Generic Programming (Templates)

Subscribe to the newsletter (+ pdf bundle)

Blog archive

Source Code

Visitors

Today 5126

All 2897991

Currently are 167 guests and no members online

Kubik-Rubik Joomla! Extensions

Latest comments