Starting a new series of blog posts related to language changes found in the upcoming C++0X standard. These will focus on core language changes and not on any libraries. You will need gcc from the head branch or the Visual Studio 2010 beta 1 to compile any of the upcoming samples. Even then, some of the samples will not build even with these compilers since some features have yet to be implemented.
I want to highlight the following new features:
Closures, a.k.a lambdas, are already implemented today in the libraries but the ISO committee decided it was time to put this in the core to have a unique syntax across all systems.