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Function objects and higher-order programming

Utility

Class noncopyable plus checked_delete(), checked_array_delete(), next(), prior() function templates, plus base-from-member idiom.

Author(s)
Dave Abrahams and others
First Release
1.13.0
Standard
 
Categories
Algorithms, Function objects and higher-order programming, Memory, Miscellaneous, Patterns and Idioms
Functional

The Boost.Function library contains a family of class templates that are function object wrappers.

Author(s)
Mark Rodgers
First Release
1.16.0
Standard
 
Categories
Function objects and higher-order programming
Function

Function object wrappers for deferred calls or callbacks.

Author(s)
Doug Gregor
First Release
1.23.0
Standard
TR1
Categories
Function objects and higher-order programming, Programming Interfaces
Bind

boost::bind is a generalization of the standard functions std::bind1st and std::bind2nd. It supports arbitrary function objects, functions, function pointers, and member function pointers, and is able to bind any argument to a specific value or route input arguments into arbitrary positions.

Author(s)
Peter Dimov
First Release
1.25.0
Standard
TR1
Categories
Function objects and higher-order programming
Ref

A utility library for passing references to generic functions.

Author(s)
Jaako Järvi, Peter Dimov, Doug Gregor and Dave Abrahams
First Release
1.25.0
Standard
TR1
Categories
Function objects and higher-order programming
Member Function

Generalized binders for function/object/pointers and member functions.

Author(s)
Peter Dimov
First Release
1.25.0
Standard
TR1
Categories
Function objects and higher-order programming
Lambda

Define small unnamed function objects at the actual call site, and more.

Author(s)
Jaakko Järvi and Gary Powell
First Release
1.28.0
Standard
 
Categories
Function objects and higher-order programming
Signals

Managed signals & slots callback implementation.

Author(s)
Doug Gregor
First Release
1.29.0
Standard
 
Categories
Function objects and higher-order programming, Patterns and Idioms
Result Of

Determines the type of a function call expression.

Author(s)
 
First Release
1.32.0
Standard
 
Categories
Function objects and higher-order programming
Functional/Hash

A TR1 hash function object that can be extended to hash user defined types.

Author(s)
Daniel James
First Release
1.33.0
Standard
TR1
Categories
Function objects and higher-order programming
Signals2

Managed signals & slots callback implementation (thread-safe version 2).

Author(s)
Frank Mori Hess
First Release
1.39.0
Standard
 
Categories
Function objects and higher-order programming, Patterns and Idioms
Functional/Forward

Adapters to allow generic function objects to accept arbitrary arguments

Author(s)
Tobias Schwinger
First Release
1.43.0
Standard
 
Categories
Function objects and higher-order programming
Functional/Factory

Function object templates for dynamic and static object creation

Author(s)
Tobias Schwinger
First Release
1.43.0
Standard
 
Categories
Function objects and higher-order programming
Phoenix

Define small unnamed function objects at the actual call site, and more.

Author(s)
Joel de Guzman, Dan Marsden and Thomas Heller
First Release
1.47.0
Standard
 
Categories
Function objects and higher-order programming