Scott Meyers

Scott Meyers

Scott Meyers is one of the world's foremost experts on C++. He's best known for his chart-topping Effective C++ books—Effective Modern C++ (new!), Effective C++, More Effective C++, and Effective STL. He also published the annotated training materials, Overview of the New C++ (C++11/14) and Effective C++ in an Embedded Environment.

Scott founded and is Consulting Editor for the Effective Software Development Series, and he conceived the boutique conferences The C++ Seminar and C++ and Beyond. A programmer since 1972, he holds an M.S. in Computer Science from Stanford University and a Ph.D. from Brown University.

Scott maintains a blog for people interested in his publications and other professional activities and interests. His web site is

Effective Modern C++ Effective Modern C++
by Scott Meyers
November 2014
Print: $49.99
Ebook: $42.99

Webcast: Effective Modern C++ live! Scott Meyers on void Futures
March 31, 2015
In this webcast, Scott Meyers covers the pros and cons of void futures as a mechanism for event communication among threads. It's based on information in chapter 7 ( The Concurrency API ) of his best-selling new book, Effective Modern C++.