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Boost Library Documentation - Patterns and Idioms

Patterns and Idioms

Flyweight

Design pattern to manage large quantities of highly redundant objects.

Author(s)
Joaquín M López Muñoz
First Release
1.38.0
Standard
 
Categories
Patterns and Idioms
Signals (deprecated)

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
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
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
Compressed Pair

Empty member optimization.

Author(s)
John Maddock, Howard Hinnant, et al
First Release
1.13.0
Standard
 
Categories
Data structures, Patterns and Idioms