Functional in C++11 and C++14: Dispatch Table and Generic Lambdas

My favourite example the dispatch table shows how nice the features in modern C++ work together. A dispatch table is a table of pointers to functions. In my case, it is a table of handles to polymorphic function wrappers.

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Functional in TR1 and C++11

In this post, our journey through the functional features of classical, modern, and future C++ continues. Today, we stop in the present.

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Tags: auto
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Functional in C++98

C++ is not a functional programming language but you can program in a functional style. What are the functional features in C++? I will answer this question for C++98.

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Object-Oriented, Generic, and Functional Programming

C++ is not a functional programming language. C++ has is roots in the procedural and object-oriented programming. So it's quite surprising that programming in a functional style becomes more and more important in C++. That is not only true for C++. That holds also for python, which has a lot of functional features and even for Java. Now Java has lambda-functions.

 

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Memory Pool Allocators from Jonathan Müller

After I have written a few posts about memory management in C++, I'm very glad to present Jonathan Müller, which will write a guest post about his implementation of the memory library. He will explain us his concepts about his design. Jonathan is known as an expert of memory management in the C++ community. In the  59 episode he presented his ideas to a world wide audiance.

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Pros and Cons of the various Memory Allocation Strategies

In C++ you have the choice between various memory allocation strategies. In addition to the frequently used dynamic memory allocation you have the stack allocation. But you can preallocate the memory at the start time of your program. This can be a fixed sized block or one or more memory pools. Each of these strategies have its pros and cons. Which one, I will answer in this post.

 

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Strategies for the Allocation of Memory

There a lot of different strategies for allocating memory. Programming languages like Python or Java request their memory from the heap at runtime. Of course, C or C++ has also a heap but prefers the stack. But this are by far not so only strategies for allocating memory. You can preallocate memory at the start time of the program as a fixes block or as a pool of memory blocks. This preallocated memory can afterwards used at the runtime of your program. But the key question is. What are the pros and cons of the various strategies to allocate memory?

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