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oL10 Embedded Modern C++ Programming

  • Discover the modern C++ features
  • Learn the language changes in C++11, C++14, C++17 and C++20
  • Discover the new functionalities added to the standard library
  • Learn advanced modern C++ features like perfect forwarding
  • Moving from traditional C++ to modern C++
  • Emphasizing the essential modern C++ features used in embedded application
Labs are conducted QEMU ARM-based board
Course environment
  • Theoretical course
    • PDF course material (in English)
    • Course dispensed using the Teams video-conferencing system
    • The trainer to answer trainees’ questions during the training and provide technical and pedagogical assistance through the Teams video-conferencing system
  • Practical activities
    • Practical activities represent from 40% to 50% of course duration
    • One Online Linux PC per trainee for the practical activities
    • The trainer has access to trainees’ Online PCs for technical and pedagogical assistance.
    • Eclipse environment and GCC compiler
  • Downloadable preconfigured virtual machine for post-course practical activities
  • Total: 12 hours
  • 2 sessions, 6 hours each (excluding break time)
  • From 40% to 50% of training time is devoted to practical activities
  • Some Labs may be completed between sessions and are checked by the trainer on the next session

First Session
Introduction to modern C++
  • Overview
  • Storage class specifiers
  • Uniform initialization
  • C++ Named Requirements
  • Automatic type deduction
    • The auto keyword
    • The auto keyword as a return type from a function
    • Using auto for declaring function signatures
    • Automatic constant references
    • Forwarding references
    • Advantages of using auto in embedded systems
Exercise:  Using auto to declare variables
  • Enum class
  • override and final
  • Inline variables
  • nullptr
  • static_assert
  • noexcept
  • constexpr and if constexpr
  • decltype
  • Defaulted and deleted functions
    • Implementing a thread-safe singleton
Exercise:  Using modern C++ keywords
Exercise:  Create a singleton using modern C++
New functionalities
  • Structured binding
  • Range-based for loops
  • Nested namespaces and namespace aliases
  • Alignment
    • Alignas
    • Alignof
  • Move semantics and r-value references
    • Copy-constructing and Move-constructing
    • r-value references
    • Perfect forwarding
Exercise:  Using the new for loop syntax
Exercise:  Using std::tuple
Exercise:  Move semantics performance advantages on embedded systems
Modern C++ Standard Library
  • Standard Library
    • std::optional
    • std::variant
    • std::any
    • std::byte
    • std::hash
    • Filesystem library
  • Literals
    • Cooked literals
    • Standard literal operators
    • Raw literals
    • Raw string literals
  • Random number generation
    • Random number generation engines
    • Random number generation distributors
  • Containers
    • std::array
    • std::forward_list
    • Unordered associative containers
Exercise:  Using the new elements added to the standard library
Exercise:  Using std::optional
Second Session
String Manipulation
  • New string Types
    • std::u16string
    • std::u32string
  • Basic string view
  • Converting between numeric and string types
  • Elementary string conversions
  • Input/output manipulators
    • std::get_money, std::put_money
    • std::get_time, std::put_time
    • std::quoted
  • Regular expressions
    • Format of a string
    • Parsing the content of a string
    • Replacing the content of a string
Exercise:  Using String class and String literals
Concurrency and Multithreading
  • Introduction
  • Thread
  • Atomic operations
    • Atomic features
    • Non-class functions
    • Atomic flag
    • Memory order
  • Mutex
    • Avoiding using recursive mutexes
  • Sending notifications between threads
  • Condition variables
  • Future and Promise
  • Task and Async
  • Modern C++ and RTOS
Exercise:  Blink synchronously 4 Leds
Lambda functions
  • Syntax of lambdas
  • Defining lambdas
  • Using lambdas
    • Using lambdas with standard algorithms
    • Assigning lambdas to function pointers
    • Lambdas and std::function
    • Writing a function that accepts a lambda as parameter
  • Polymorphic lambdas
  • Recursive lambdas
Exercise:  Understanding lambda
Exercise:  Using lambda to modify and display a vector
Dynamic memory management
  • Memory Management
  • Memory Errors
  • Smart Pointers
    • Raw Pointers
    • Automatic pointers
    • Unique Pointers
    • Shared Pointers
    • Weak Pointers
Exercise:  Override new and delete
Exercise:  Understanding unique and shared pointers