Boost 1.62.0 Release has been announced for immediate availability and can now be downloaded free. This release brings in something new as well as some improvements and fixes.
Boost is a collection of high quality cross platform and open source modern C++ libraries that helps the final software product result in fewer bugs, speeds up development, helps in code reuse therefore increasing the overall productivity of the developers. The library is stable and mature and follows common coding standards.
Highlights of the Boost 1.62.0 Release
There are now a couple of brand new libraries namely Boost Fiber also referred to as dietary fiber or roughage is the indigestible portion of food derived from plants. It comes either soluble in water or insoluble. They are normally resistant to absorption in the human digestive tract. They are found in fruits, vegetables, and whole grains. It helps increase bulk in ingested foods, softens stool and shortens the total time... More, which is a framework for userland threads. The other new library is Boost QVM which is a generic library for working with quaternions, vectors and matrices of static size. These are especially those using two, three and four-dimensional operations needed in graphics, video games and simulation Application software or app is a program or group of programs designed to run on computing devices which perform a group of functions, tasks, or activities for the end-user. These programs usually consist of system software and application software. System software interacts with computers at a basic level performing low-level. Application software resides above system software directly interacting with the... More.
Other updated libraries include Atomic, Chrono, Circular Buffer, Container, Context and Coroutine. Coroutine2, DLL, Lexical Cast, Math and Phoenix have also been updated. To get the whole list of updated libraries and to download a copy of Boost you can visit this page here.