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Monday, September 8 • 3:15pm - 3:45pm
cppreference.com: documenting C++ one edit at a time

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How do you convert hundreds of pages of C++ standardese into a resource that is accessible to software engineers around the world? This talk will describe the process of building a community-run website that documents all of the nooks and dark corners of the C++ programming language. I'll look back at the history of how C++ was defined, cover the current state of documentation, examine the pros and cons of running a fairly high-profile publicly-editable wiki, and try to guess at what the future holds.


Nate Kohl

Software Engineer, Google
Nate Kohl is an intergalactic computerist who enjoys herding cats.

Monday September 8, 2014 3:15pm - 3:45pm

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