On Sunday, March 25, 2018 at 7:03:57 PM UTC+8, meir wrote:
> As we are forced to run on Google servers will common libraries be made 
> available? 
> For instance in Java I would like&expect guava collections and 
> appache-commons-* 
> Also, I was thinking other JVM languages could be sort of supported by adding 
> their library in and having contestants "compile" their code into Java. 
> (Though it may not come out readable we can request the original be added in 
> a comment). This will allow easily supporting a bunch of other JVM languages 
> with the only cost being a few more jars on the class path. 
> I assume also C++ users may want Boost, and presumably there is some 80/20 
> library coverage for other languages as well. Using just the core language 
> SDK seems no fun and pointless.

Boost is rather huge, and there are a number of libraries there that probably 
won't be very useful in Code Jam (e.g. Boost.Asio, Boost.System).  Personally I 
don't use Boost for previous years' Code Jam rounds, but some of the 
template-heavy algorithm libraries might help, such as the stuff in 

However, for C++, it would be good if the -std=c++17 flag can be used instead 
of -std=c++11, even though GCC/libstdc++ is not C++17 feature-complete.  It can 
be quite annoying when standard C++ code that compiles on GCC on my computer 
doesn't compile on the server.

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