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C++ Edinburgh is back on Tuesday 8th March! As always, starting from 7pm, we'll have a couple of talks, some time to socialise, and pizza and drinks! The meet-up will be at Cloudreach (77 Montgomery Street). For those who are driving, there will be some limited parking available.

The line-up this time:
- Introduction to Template Metaprogramming — Barney Dellar
- The Z-Curve and Standard Containers — Phil Endecott

Thanks very much to Barney and Phil for volunteering, and thanks again to the sponsors Codeplay and Toshiba Medical Visualisation Systems. If you're interested in doing talks in the future, please submit the form to let me know.

You can also follow C++ Edinburgh on Twitter and Google+. In addition, the website will be kept up-to-date with any new details.
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Great turnout for C++ Edinburgh on Thursday! We had some fantastic talks about dynamic polymorphism and concepts. Thanks to everybody for attending! For slides and more info, see the website: http://cppedinburgh.uk/
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Come along to C++ Edinburgh for some awesome C++ talks!
 
After a very successful first meet-up, C++ Edinburgh is coming back! This time it will be held at the Cloudreach offices on Montgomery Street on 6th August. We'll have a couple of talks from local C++ developers and some time for socialising and networking. Everybody's welcome - novices, enthusiasts, and professionals alike!

The talks:
- Objects, pointers and polymorphism — Neil Moore
- Concepts Lite: a bottom-up view — Simon Brand

Thanks very much to both Neil and Simon for volunteering to speak at the event.

Entry is free. Food and drink will be provided.

Sponsored by Codeplay and Toshiba Medical Visualization Systems.
C++ Edinburgh - 6 August 2015
Thu, August 6, 2015, 7:00 PM GMT+1
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The very first C++ Edinburgh meet-up will be held at Summerhall on 17th March. We'll have a couple of talks from local C++ developers and some time for socialising and networking. Everybody's welcome - novices, enthusiasts, and professionals alike!

Entry is free. Food and drink will be provided. Details of talks coming soon.

Sponsored by Codeplay and Toshiba Medical Visualization Systems.
C++ Edinburgh - 17 March 2015
Tue, March 17, 2015, 7:00 PM GMT
Summerhall

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Pass by value or by const reference — why is the simple task of writing function parameters so complicated in C++? Instead, let's keep it simple.
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+Joseph Mansfield: agreed. Don't store a reference. If something is to be stored or is an output parameter, use pointers.
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Yearning for some more wonderful C++ talks? Well you're in luck! Join us for talks, chit chat, pizza, and drinks at 7pm on Monday 9th November! Just like last time, the meet-up will be hosted at Cloudreach (77 Montgomery Street). For those who are driving, there will be some limited parking available.

This time we have two talks about the use of C++ in the real world:
- John Spray from Red Hat will be talking about the use of C++ in Ceph.
- Chris Brown from the University of St. Andrews will be talking about the ParaPhrase and RePhrase projects.

Thanks very much to John and Chris for volunteering to speak at the event, and thanks again to the sponsors Codeplay and Toshiba Medical Visualisation Systems.

Hope to see everyone there! If you have any questions, feel free to email me or contact me in any other way.
C++ Edinburgh - 9 November 2015
Mon, November 9, 2015, 7:00 PM GMT
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Great turnout for C++ Edinburgh on Thursday! We had some fantastic talks about dynamic polymorphism and concepts. Thanks to everybody for attending! For slides and more info, see the website: http://cppedinburgh.uk/
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A repository of modern and idiomatic C++ code samples curated by the community.
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The very first C++ Edinburgh meet-up will be held at Summerhall on 17th March. We'll have a couple of talks from local C++ developers and some time for socialising and networking. Everybody's welcome - novices, enthusiasts, and professionals alike!

Entry is free. Food and drink will be provided. Details of talks coming soon.

Sponsored by Codeplay and Toshiba Medical Visualization Systems.
C++ Edinburgh - 17 March 2015
Tue, March 17, 2015, 7:00 PM GMT
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A simple interpretation of the mysterious value categories of C++: lvalues represent objects and rvalues represent values.
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Great explanation !  Thank you. 
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File input is often mishandled in C++. Find out why conditioning on eof() might not do what you expect, and learn the correct, idiomatic approach to validating input.
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+Joseph Mansfield​ I'm not talking about what your code does or doesn't handle. I'm making a counter argument against your insistence that all text files should end in a newline. I strongly disagree with you; as I said there is no way to enforce that nor would there be any benefit even if you could.
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