February, 2012

Visual Studio 11 Beta Announced

February 24, 2012 Marc Gregoire Microsoft

Microsoft has announced that it will release Visual Studio 11 Beta on 29th of February, and that it will be “go live,” meaning you will be allowed to start using it in production environments. Read the official announcement. The user interface of the new Visual Studio 11 is completely overhauled. It now follows the Metro […]


0 Beta, Visual Studio 11,

First BeCPP UG Meeting Planned

February 22, 2012 Marc Gregoire Events

The Belgian C++ Users Group is planning its first meeting on Tuesday 3rd of April at 18:30 in the Microsoft offices in Zaventem (Leonardo Da vincilaan 3, 1930 Zaventem, Belgium) The agenda will be as follows: Brief introduction to the Users Group Session 1: Writing modern C++ (Marc Gregoire) Break Session 2: Impact of C++11 […]


0 C++11, modern c++, move semantics, STL,

Follow Us On Twitter

February 22, 2012 Marc Gregoire General

You can now follow the Belgian C++ Users Group on Twitter: Follow @becppug


0 @becppug, Twitter,

How to become a member?

February 13, 2012 Marc Gregoire General

We don’t yet have an official Users Group member registration process. For the time being, if you would like to become a member of the Belgian C++ Users Group, just send an email to BeCPP@BeCPP.org .


0 BeCpp UG,

Changes to the C++ AMP Specification

February 11, 2012 Marc Gregoire General

Starting with Visual C++ 11 Beta, there will be a few small changes to the C++ AMP specification compared to the C++ AMP in the Visual C++ 11 Developer Preview. Tamer Afify from the C++ AMP team explains it as follows in his blog post: “In the Visual Studio 11 Developer Preview, C++ AMP had […]


0 C++ AMP, Visual C++ 11,

GoingNative 2012 Content Available

February 5, 2012 Marc Gregoire Events

GoingNative 2012 was a 48 hour, globally live-streamed technical event for those who push the boundaries of general purpose computing by exploiting the true capabilities of the underlying machine: C++ developers. Distinguished speakers included the creator of C++, Bjarne Stroustrup, C++ Standards Committee Chair, Herb Sutter, C++ template and big compute master, Andrei Alexandrescu, STL […]


0 C++11, GoingNative,

C++ AMP Open Specification Published

February 3, 2012 Marc Gregoire General

As promised, Microsoft has released an open specification of C++ AMP: Accelerated Massive Parallelism 🙂 This allows other compiler vendors to implement support for C++ AMP on any platform. Read the official announcement. Download the specification.


0 C++ AMP, Visual C++ 11,

Microsoft TechDays 2012

February 2, 2012 Marc Gregoire General

The Microsoft TechDays 2012 event will be held on 14, 15 and 16 february 2012. It’s the 10th anniversary edition and will happen in a new location (Kinepolis Imagibraine – Braine l’Alleud). During breaks between sessions, there will be a representative for the Belgian C++ Users Group in the community lounge.


0 Microsoft, TechDays,

Start of Belgian C++ UG Blog

February 1, 2012 Marc Gregoire General

Welcome to the website of the Belgian C++ Users Group. Who We Are? The Belgian C++ Users Group (BeCpp UG) is a group of professional developers and hobbyists from Belgium focussed on the C++ language. The aim is to have quarterly meetings to discuss trends, techniques, and technology regarding the C++ language. These meetings are free, […]


0 BeCpp UG,

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