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Friday, September 25 • 9:00am - 10:00am
The Birth of SG14: better C++ support for Games Developers with Low latency needs

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C++ is paramount for games development, and low-latency real-time applications everywhere. But has it recall improved since C++98/03? What features in C++ 11/14 has helped, and what else do we still need from C++ 17/22? In last year's CPPCon, there was clearly demand for even better support for this community as evidenced by the large number of games submission and an impromptu BoF.

But this industry has a demanding schedule and cannot freely attend ISO C++ standard meetings. So when the prophet cannot go to the mountain, the mountain has decided to come to the prophet!

This year, we like to announce the formation of an official SG14 that will go where the community is, at CppCon 2015 will be an official SG14 meeting followed by an SG14 meeting at GDC 2015 hosted by Sony.

This talk will describe the initial findings of the unofficial real time google group https://groups.google.com/forum/#!forum/unofficial-real-time-cxx as described in: http://www.open-std.org/jtc1/sc22/wg21/docs/papers/2015/n4526.pdf where we considered improvements such as flat map, intrusive container, and other suggestions for better support for games development and low latency in ISO C++.

Speakers
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Nicolas Guillemot

Graphics Software Engineer, Intel
I do C++, game programming, and graphics programming. Currently doing gaming graphics stuff at Intel. Was previously at Electronic Arts, and am studying at the University of Victoria.
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Sean Middleditch

Lead Software Engineer, Wargaming Seattle
I make games.
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Michael Wong

VP of R&D/Director, Codeplay Software/ISOCPP
Michael Wong is VP of R&D at Codeplay; a current Director and VP of ISOCPP.org, and a senior member of the C++ Standards Committee with 15 years of experience. He chairs the WG21 SG5 Transactional Memory and SG14 Games Development/Low Latency/Financials C++ groups and is the co-author of a number C++/OpenMP/Transactional Memory features including generalized attributes, user-defined literals, inheriting constructors, weakly ordered... Read More →


Friday September 25, 2015 9:00am - 10:00am
McClintock (404) Meydenbauer Center