C++Now 2017 A not-so brief summary of my experience at C++Now 2017 Typedef Literacy Do you know how to read/write typedef properly? Variant Visitation A visitation mechanism for std::variant. Safer Proxy Idiom How to make proxy objects harder to use incorrectly. Exponentiation By Squaring Exploring a faster exponentiation algorithm. Alternative std::decay Implementation A simpler definition and implementation of std::decay. Improvement vs Consistency Is it better to partially improve at the cost of inconsistency? Beware of Perfect Forwarding Constructors The pitfall of eagerness of perfect forwarding.