CppCon 2016: Vittorio Romeo “Implementing `static` control flow in C++14"

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Published on Sep 30, 2016

Presentation Slides, PDFs, Source Code and other presenter materials are available at: https://github.com/cppcon/cppcon2016

There has always been great interest in imperative compile-time control flow: as an example, consider all the existing `static_if` proposals and the recently accepted `constexpr_if` construct for C++17.
What if you were told that it is actually possible to implement imperative control flow in C++14?
In this tutorial, the implementation and design of a compile-time `static_if` branching construct and of a compile-time `static_for` iteration construct will be shown and analyzed. These constructs will then be compared to traditional solutions and upcoming C++17 features, examining advantages and drawbacks.

Vittorio Romeo
Bloomberg LP
Software Engineer
London, UK
Vittorio Romeo is an Italian 21 year old Computer Science student at "Università degli Studi di Messina". He began programming at a very young age and is now a C++ enthusiast. While following the evolution of the C++ standard and embracing the newest features, he worked on several open-source projects, including modern general-purpose libraries and free cross-platform indie games. Vittorio is an active member of the C++ community: he participated as a speaker at CppCon 2014/2015, ++it Florence 2015 and at his local Linux Day 2013/2014 events, as a Student/Volunteer at C++Now 2015, and as part of Meeting C++ 2015's student program. He currently maintains a YouTube channel featuring well-received modern C++11 and C++14 tutorials. When he's not writing code, Vittorio enjoys weightlifting and fitness-related activities, competitive/challenging computer gaming and good scifi movies/TV-series.

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