Andrei Alexandrescu

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Andrei Alexandrescu

Andrei Alexandrescu is a Romanian computer programmer, C++ expert, and author. He is particularly known for his pioneering work on policy-based design implemented via template metaprogramming. These ideas are articulated in his book Modern C++ Design and were first implemented in his programming library, Loki. He also implemented the "move constructors" concept in his MOJO library.


He contributed to the C/C++ Users Journal under the byline "Generic".

Research scientist at Facebook.

Alexandrescu, Herb Sutter, and Scott Meyers run "C++ and Beyond",a small annual technical conference.