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Visual Studio 2017 with C++17 and Boost

Visual Studio 2017 was just recently updated to version 15.5. It brings many goodies for us C++ programmers, among them a C++17 compiler switch /std:c++17, and a conformance mode switch /permissive-.

C++ Boost Asio Introduction Tutorial

In the C++ Boost.ASIO library, ASIO stands for asynchronous input/output. This library allows asynchronous processing of data. Asynchronous means that a program doesn’t have to wait for completion of an operation to start a new one. It can execute more than one operations concurrently.

Building Boost 1.58 with Visual Studio 2015

If you try to build Boost 1.58 with Visual Studio 2015, you’ll get this error “Unknown compiler version - please run the configure tests and report the results” when building, do this.