2008-08-15

Boost 1.36.0

Boost 1.36.0 has been released and is available from SourceForge.

This release include four new libraries:
  • Accumulators: Framework for incremental calculation, and collection of statistical accumulators, from Eric Niebler.
  • Exception: A library for transporting of arbitrary data in exception objects, and transporting of exceptions between threads, from Emil Dotchevski.
  • Units: Zero-overhead dimensional analysis and unit/quantity manipulation and conversion, from Matthias Schabel and Steven Watanabe
  • Unordered: Unordered associative containers, from Daniel James.
Updated libraries include Asio, Assign, Function, Hash, Interprocess, Intrusive, Math, MPI, Multi-index Containers, PtrContainer, Spirit, Thread, Wave, and Xpressive.

On the same note Microsoft released the first Service Pack for Visual Studio 2008. C++ gets TR1 (shared_ptr, regex and more!) and new MFC face lift classes.
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