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Real-time Programming with the C++ Standard Library - Timur Doumler - CppCon 2021

English --- In applications such as video games and audio processing, a program has to not only produce the correct result, but to do so reliably in a deterministic amount of time. The code needs to satisfy real-time constraints, complicated by the fact that it will typically run on a non-real-time OS kernel. Writing code for such constraints significantly differs from writing code that maximises for bandwidth or overall performance.
How well suitable is the C++ standard library for such scenarios? In this talk, we will go through many of its facilities in detail. Which are safe to use in (near-)real-time contexts? Which should be avoided, and why? We will discuss well-established utilities and useful patterns as well as some less commonly known details.
This talk is a different kind of tour through the standard library – and afterwards, you will be more confident in using it!
--- Timur Doumler is the Developer Advocate for C++ at JetBrains. As a developer, he specialises in audio and music software. Timur is an active member of the ISO C++ standard committee, co-founder of the music tech startup Cradle, and conference chair of the Audio Developer Conference (ADC). He is passionate about building inclusive communities, clean code, good tools, low latency, and the evolution of the C++ language.
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