GSoC 2017 Results: Success!

It has been another STE||AR Summer of Code! This year our team had the privilege to work with some very talented students. Moreover, we are pleased to say that their work clearly showcases their potential. It has been an exciting and rewarding to watch these students submit increasingly influential contributions to our community.  Below you can read an outline of their projects which Continue reading

GSoC 17: Final documentation for Parallel algorithms 2

By taeguk (http://taeguk.me)

Abstract

HPX is “The C++ Standards Library for Concurrency and Parallelism”. So, implementing C++17 parallelism like N4409 is very important. Most of parallel algorithms are already implemented. But, still some algorithms are remained to be not implemented. My main Continue reading

GSoC 17: Final documentation for Parallel algorithms 1

By Ajai V George under the supervision of Marcin Copik

Abstract

My proposal was to implement distributed versions of STL parallel algorithms. The main focus has been on resolving as much of the pending work in  #1338 , which is about ensuring that these algorithms work seamlessly with distributed data structures like Continue reading

Using HPX on Windows

HPX is a C++ Standard Library for Parallelism and Concurrency. Building and using it on Windows just got much less involved. We have now integrated HPX into the VcPkg VC++ Packaging Tool. This tool is design to help you getting C and C++ libraries built and installed on Windows without hassle. It manages all package dependencies for you, such that — once HPX has been built — no additional settings have to be supplied to your build environment. Continue reading

GSoC 2017 Participants Announced!

We can now announce the participants in the STE||AR Group’s 2017 Google Summer of Code! We are very proud to announce the names of those 6 students who this year will be funded by Google to work on projects for our group.

These recipients represent only a handful of the many excellent proposals that we had to choose from. For those unfamiliar with the program, the Google Summer of Code brings together ambitious students from around the world with open source developers by giving each mentoring organization funds to hire a set number of participants. Students then write proposals, which they submit to a mentoring organization, in hopes of having their work funded. Continue reading