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Hardening C++ with Bjarne Stroustrup

C++ is a powerful programming language that has been in use for several decades. Its importance lies in its versatility and efficiency, making it a popular choice for developing software and systems across different domains. The impact of C++ is significant, as it has been used to create numerous high-performance applications, including operating systems, browsers, gaming engines, and financial systems. It has also played a crucial role in the development of the internet and the growth of modern computing.

In a recent development the NSA indirectly asked developers to use memory safe languages whenever possible because hackers frequently exploit memory issues. In this episode, we’ll discuss these safety issues with the creator of C++ Bjarne Stroupstrup.

Jordi Mon Companys is a product manager and marketer that specializes in software delivery, developer experience, cloud native and open source. He has developed his career at companies like GitLab, Weaveworks, Harness and other platform and devtool providers. His interests range from software supply chain security to open source innovation. You can reach out to him on Twitter at @jordimonpmm

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 2023-03-28  1h13m