POCO C++ Libraries Blog

News and discussion for the POCO Community


Career Opportunity: C++ Backend Developer, Paderborn/Germany

dmc-smartsystems is looking for a C++ Backend Developer. Familiarity with POCO C++ Libraries is a plus 😉 More information on LinkedIn (in German)


Career Opportunity: Software Engineer C++ / Scrum Master (f/m/d) – remote

Our friends at the Hexagon Xalt team are looking for a C++ software engineer and Scrum Master. This is a remote position. You’ll work with Poco and macchina.io in interesting IoT and Edge computing projects. More information can be found here.


Release 1.11.0 Available (Finally!)

After a way too long time since the last release, POCO C++ Libraries release 1.11.0 is now available. We are sorry for the long delay (both Alex and I were too busy with other work) and promise to do better in the future. This release introduces ActiveRecord, a simple and lightweight object-relational mapping (ORM) framework […]

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Open Source Libraries for Network and Internet Based Applications

Last month we were very pleased to see POCO included in Incredibuilds top 13 C++ libraries for 2021. The POCO C++ Libraries (POCO stands for POrtable COmponents) are open source C++ class libraries for building connected applications for desktop, server, mobile, IoT, and embedded systems. POCO has grown steadily in popularity since it was founded […]


Top 13 C++ Libraries to Watch Out For

Incredibuild’s list of 13 C++ libraries to watch out for includes the POCO C++ Libraries right after the standard library and Boost. A good position to be in 🙂 They also made a short video.

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Not Dead Yet ;-)

(to paraphrase the book title of Philip David Charles Collins LVO’s excellent biography) A very busy (and in too many other ways “interesting”) year comes to an end. Now would be a good time to reflect upon what has happened in the POCO C++ Libraries project this year. Which is … unfortunately … not that […]


Release 1.10.1 Available

This is a maintenance release that removes the bugs that sneaked into the 1.10.0 release and adds some features that did not make it into the 1.10.0 release. Upgrading is recommended. As usual, the complete list of changes is in the CHANGELOG.

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Release 1.10.0 Available

Release 1.10 is a major feature release, introducing C++14 support and the new JWT (JSON Web Token) library, as well as the PostgreSQL connector for the Data library. Other notable features are NTLM authentication support in the Net library and TLS 1.3 support in the NetSSL library. Please see the CHANGELOG for the full list […]

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Release 1.9.4 Available

This is a security-focused maintenance release that fixes a CVE (CVE-2019-15903) in the bundled libexpat XML parser library by updating it to release 2.2.8. Upgrading to this release is highly recommended.

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Release 1.9.3 Available

This is another maintenance release that fixes two issues in the Zip and NetSSL_Win libraries and adds a few other enchancements. Please see the CHANGELOG for the details.