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“C++ Now” Presentations

Filed under: Events,News by alex at 06:10

On Thursday, May 16 2013, there will be two POCO-related presentations at the
C++ Now conference in Aspen, Colorado:





DB2HTML5



Code is in GitHub repository, stay tuned for slides and videos …

Dynamic C++ in a nutshell

Filed under: Events,News by alex at 10:23

Slides are available on SlideShare

Courtesy of Schalk Cronjé tweet – his notes on the ACCU 2013 Dynamic C++ presentation:

Dynamic C++ in a nutshell

Dynamic C++ in a nutshell

Release 1.4.6p1 Available

Filed under: News by guenter at 22:41

Stable release 1.4.6p1 contains various bugfixes and a few minor new features. See the CHANGELOG for the details.

Get the source code from the download page or directly from GitHub.

New Applied Informatics Blog

Filed under: News by guenter at 14:18

Over at the Applied Informatics website we have a new blog. The articles posted so far have covered topics like the Internet of Things, using POCO on Windows CE and iOS and Implementing UPnP Control Points on the iPhone.

Dynamic C++ at ACCU 2013

Filed under: Events,News by alex at 05:17

On April 11 2013, at the ACCU 2013 conference in Bristol (UK), a 90 minute “Dynamic C++” tutorial  will be presented:

Data from external sources comes in diverse types and brings along the need for datatype conversion. How can a C++ programmer accurately and efficiently transfer data from relational or XML database to JSON or HTML without stumbling over the C++ type checking mechanism? The answer is by using type erasure techniques; session will enumerate, explore and compare the most popular C++ type erasure solutions.

Given the above problem as well as both historical (ANSI C union and void*, MS COM Variant, boost::[variant, any, lexical_cast]) and recent (boost::type_erasure, Facebook folly::dynamic) development trends (including pending boost::any C++ standard proposal), it is obvious that there is a need for a way around the static nature of C++ language. There is also more than one solution to this problem; session will explore the internals of boost::[variant, any, type_erasure], folly::dynamic and Poco::Dynamic. Design, capabilities as well as pros and cons of each solution will be examined. Performance benchmark comparisons will be reviewed as well.

Type safety is an important feature of C++; type erasure is a necessary technique for modern software development. Session examines and compares existing solutions to these important concerns.

Stop by if you happen to be in the area or attending the conference.

Releases 1.4.6 and 1.5.1 Available

Filed under: News by guenter at 10:14

Stable release 1.4.6 brings some bugfixes and minor enhancements. See the CHANGELOG for the details. This is planned to be the last release in the 1.4 series.

Development release 1.5.1 is a major step towards the next stable 1.6.0 release planned for this spring. See the CHANGELOG for what’s new.

Get the source code from the download page or directly from GitHub.

POCO 1.5.1 pre-release is on GitHub

Filed under: News by alex at 07:44

Current development branch is now frozen and tagged as 1.5.1 pre-release in GitHub.
Until release, the development branch will remain frozen and any changes will be pushed to separate branches.
Please download or check it out, run some tests, report bugs, etc.

git clone https://github.com/pocoproject/poco.git

Download links (LF line ending only!):

https://github.com/pocoproject/poco/archive/poco-1.5.1-pre-release.zip

https://github.com/pocoproject/poco/archive/poco-1.5.1-pre-release.tar.gz

Latest Commit:

https://github.com/pocoproject/poco/commit/16533ef73b7d4b68c0fac5247769aed800704bc0

1.5.1 Release is scheduled for Monday, December 24 2012.

Update: Release was postponed for at least a week. Pre-release archives can be downloaded from:

https://github.com/pocoproject/downloads/tree/master/poco-pre-1.5.1

Update 2: Release is available now:

http://pocoproject.org/blog/?p=726

POCO Team

Moving Bug/Issue Tracker from SF to Github

Filed under: News by alex at 18:53

During the month of December, we will be transitioning to GitHub issue tracker. By the end of 2012, all SF issues will be either (a) resolved, (b) discarded or (c) moved to GitHub. Please enter new issues in GitHub issue tracker. If you have a patch, please submit it as a pull request.
POCO Team

New Applied Informatics C++ Libraries and Tools Release 2012.1

Filed under: News by guenter at 11:53

The C++ Libraries and Tools from Applied Informatics are based on the POCO C++ Libraries and add additional features such as Remoting for RPC/IPC and SOAP/WSDL web services, Open Service Platform for building modular, extensible applications, DNSSD/Zeroconf, Universal Plug and Play, Fast Infoset processing or secure remote access to smart devices. New in release 2012.1 is support for C++ code generation from XML Schema and WSDL documents, allowing Remoting to invoke SOAP 1.1/1.2 web services created using other middleware technologies such as Java JAX-WS or Microsoft .NET WCF. In addition to SOAP 1.1 and 1.2, the new Remoting also supports MTOM, HTTP Basic and Digest authentication and HTTP compression (gzip content encoding), as well as remote events with the new TCP transport.
A free evaluation version is available for download.

Stable Release 1.4.5 Available

Filed under: News by guenter at 11:52

This release brings support for Visual Studio 2012, as well as some bugfixes and enhancements. See the CHANGELOG for the details. Available on the download page.

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