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Overcoming the “Most Vexing Parse” Problem

he C++ literature uses the phrase “most vexing parse” to denote one of the dark syntactic alleys of C++. It’s vexing because programmers usually don’t even know it exists; they

Lambda Functions Are Ready for Prime Time

our years ago, I presented a pioneer proposal for adding lambda expressions to standards C++. The lambda proposal has since undergone significant revisions and enhancements. In their new form, C++0x

Uniform and Convenient Initialization Syntax

lass objects use a constructor argument list as their initializer, aggregates use braces, strings use literal text with double quotes, and containers use yet another form of initialization. These diverse